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June 7, 2022 - 3:55pm
Garnell Whitfield Jr., the son of the oldest Buffalo shooting victim, attended a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on domestic terrorism today and made a compelling speech about his mother, white supremacy and the urgent need for action.
May 27, 2022 - 8:02am
While there are many resources out there about how you can help students process the shooting in Uvalde, only you will know whether and how to talk about these events in your classroom. If you do, here are some Facing History resources and materials from Common Sense Media and the National Association of School Psychologists we think may be constructive.
May 24, 2022 - 1:19pm
 To families and friends who have lost someone to hate, please know, we will stand with you. The way we stand is with our actions. We have to bolster our communities and build connections and communication as hate escalates.
May 20, 2022 - 8:32am
“This moment demands a collective sense of will and commitment – and a plan for anti-hate training and community engagement throughout the country,” said Patrice O’Neill, founder of Not In Our Town (NIOT), a national organization working to stop hate, address bullying, and build safe, inclusive communities.
May 19, 2022 - 9:41am
Repairing the World: Stories from the Tree of Life recently had its World Premiere at the Pittsburgh JFilm Festival on May 5, 2022 and won the “Best Documentary” audience award at the festival.