Anti-Defamation League News
Southern Poverty Law Center Says Pepe the Frog Meme Was 'Hijacked' by Racists
Pepe the Frog, a ubiquitous internet meme, has been "hijacked by the racist right," according to the Southern Poverty Law Center -- backing up the Anti-Defamation League 's decision to add Pepe to its list of hate symbols. Mark Potok, a spokesman for the SPLC, told ABC News in a phone interview
Connecticut School Apologizes for 'Hitler' Football Play
The headmaster of a Connecticut high school has apologized after its football team named one of its plays "Hitler."
Donald Trump Jr. Addresses Birther Issue, 'Gas Chamber' Comment
Donald Trump’s son and close advisor talks to “GMA” about his comment blaming the media for building up Hillary Clinton and his father’s birther battle against President Obama.
Donald Trump Addresses Health and Pastor in Flint, Michigan
Trump campaign releases a letter with the results of his latest physical, and says the pastor who chastised him about making a political speech was nervous.
Baton Rouge Shooter Linked to Black Sovereign Movement
A year before he gunned down three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Gavin Long filed to legally change his name to Cosmo Setepenra and declared himself a member of an indigenous “nation” governed by “special laws,” according to court documents. The group, called the United Washitaw de
Democrats Introduce Bill That Would Oppose Trump's Proposed Immigration Ban on Eve of His Capitol Hill Visit
A group of Democrats on Capitol Hill are using Donald Trump ’s visit to Washington this week to highlight their opposition to the presumptive Republican nominee’s immigration policies, including his past calls to ban Muslims from coming to the United States. On Wednesday, they introduced
Trump Slammed by Jewish Group Over ‘America First’ Slogan
Donald Trump is being criticized by the Anti-Defamation League for repeating a slogan the group believes to be anti-Semitic. The ADL has taken issue with Trump's use of the phrase "America First" to describe his approach to foreign policy . The phrase was originally used by a group called the
Bernie Sanders' Debate Remarks on Israel Still Resonating
One of the most remarkable moments in Thursday night's Democratic Party debate happened when the discussion about Israel came front and center. Sen. Bernie Sanders did something that Mideast experts and advocates on either side have never seen someone in his position do before: take a public stand
A Look Back at Donald Trump's Tumultuous Relationship With Jewish Voters
The stakes are high for Donald Trump ahead of his speech today to a leading pro-Israel advocacy group, given his eyebrow-raising comments in the past about his relationship with Israel and Jewish voters in American. The real estate mogul has repeatedly said he would be "the best thing that could