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May 27, 2017 - 9:27pm
Photo: KATU Our hearts are broken for the two brave upstanders who lost their lives over Memorial Day weekend standing up for their neighbors in Portland. 23-year-old Taliesin Myrddin, and 53-year-old Ricky Best were killed and 21-year-old Micah Fletcher was hospitalized with serious injuries after stepping in when a white supremacist was harrassing two teenage girls, one that was wearing a hijab. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler released a statement Saturday morning saying:  "Their actions were brave and selfless, and should serve as an example and inspiration to us all. They are heroes."
May 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
After swastikas appeared in various places across North Hempstead, New York and a local JCC was victim to a bomb threat, these Long Islanders banned together against hate.
May 9, 2017 - 2:53pm
Why are there Not In Our Town posters hung in so many windows in El Cerrito, California? Read more to find out!
April 6, 2017 - 5:52pm
Two screenings of Not In Our Town films  in Massachussetts sparked discussion about how to resist hate and intolerance in campus and community settings. Patrice O’Neill presented Light in the Darkness at the Mahaiwe Theater in Great Barrington, MA and Waking in Oak Creek at UMASS Boston with the Conflict Resolution School.         
March 30, 2017 - 11:59am
NIOT has been getting requests from schools and communities across the country about how to respond to hate incidents. NIOS leader Becki Cohn Vargas offers this advice.