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Teaching Tolerance: What Anti-racism Really Means for Educators

By HHRC | October 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Teaching Tolerance: What Anti-racism Really Means for Educators

il a dit As anti-racism becomes a popular goal for schools across the nation, this TT advisory board member considers what it really means to be an anti-racist educator.

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HHRC Artifact: Unknown Man, Homosexual

By HHRC | October 15, 2020 | Comments Off on HHRC Artifact: Unknown Man, Homosexual

source utile 23375: Unknown Man, Homosexual. Between 5,000 and 15,000 homosexuals were sent to concentration camps during the Holocaust, and thousands were murdered. From the Dennis Ring Collection donated to the HHRC

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Teaching Tolerance: This Conversation Is Anti-Racist

By HHRC | October 2, 2020 | Comments Off on Teaching Tolerance: This Conversation Is Anti-Racist

Young people have the vision to imagine—and create—a world without racism. Adults just need to get on board.

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HHRC Online: Document of Survivors of Buchenwald Concentration Camp

By HHRC | October 1, 2020 | Comments Off on HHRC Online: Document of Survivors of Buchenwald Concentration Camp

The HHRC recently received documents from the relatives of Captain Rodney T. Robertson, who was part of the 6th Armored Division that liberated the Buchenwald concentration camp. Captain Robertson’s papers…

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Teaching Tolerance: The Weaponization of Whiteness in Schools

By HHRC | September 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Teaching Tolerance: The Weaponization of Whiteness in Schools

White supremacist or anti-Black attitudes don’t belong to only one ideology, one political party or one particular geographical location. These attitudes exist across different regions, socio-economic classes, income levels, education groups and political affiliations. Since both anti-Blackness and white supremacy are baked into our country’s foundation, they often play out in our daily lives.

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READ: Teenage Ruth Bader Ginsburg Essay on the Holocaust

By HHRC | September 22, 2020 | Comments Off on READ: Teenage Ruth Bader Ginsburg Essay on the Holocaust

Ruth Bader Ginsberg z”l was tireless and relentless in her pursuit of social justice. She was articulate, determined, intelligent, steadfast and humble. If she had her moments of doubt or fear as she fought her battles – our battles – we did not see them.

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Watch: Netflix Documentary ’13th’ explores Constitution, Slavery and Mass Incarceration

By HHRC | September 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Watch: Netflix Documentary ’13th’ explores Constitution, Slavery and Mass Incarceration

In the Netflix Documentary “13th,” director Ava DuVernay examines the issue of mass incarceration using footage and testimony from leading scholars and activists.

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Maine Public: Survey: Younger Mainers Lack Basic Knowledge About The Holocaust

By HHRC | September 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Maine Public: Survey: Younger Mainers Lack Basic Knowledge About The Holocaust

Shenna Bellows, the executive director of the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine, says that while she was glad to see that a large majority of people felt that it…

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The Free Press: Who Will Claim This Sign?

By HHRC | September 16, 2020 | Comments Off on The Free Press: Who Will Claim This Sign?

Early last month someone spray-painted a red swastika on a hand-painted Black Lives Matter sign in front of Louisa Carl’s home on Poors Mill Road in Waldo. Carl’s two sons…

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Statement: New Survey Highlights Need for More Holocaust Education in Maine

By HHRC | September 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Statement: New Survey Highlights Need for More Holocaust Education in Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2020 CONTACT Shenna Bellows (207) 776-5404 shenna@hhrcmaine.org New Survey Highlights Need for More Holocaust Education in Maine AUGUSTA – A new survey released today by…

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