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The Baltimore Jewish Council, the Jewish Museum of Maryland, and the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education present a two-part series discussing both the history and enduring impact of white supremacy within the United States.

Join us as we explore the ways in which white supremacy has targeted the Jewish community and learn about the organizations working to hold white supremacists accountable today.

Part 1: The Root of White Supremacy

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 7:30PM Eastern

Speaker: Eric Ward

Understanding the history of white supremacy within our nation is key when considering how we as individuals can help create a more just future. Eric Ward joins us to explore the broad history of white supremacy and consider the connections between antisemitism and white nationalist ideology in the United States.

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About the Speaker:

Eric K. Ward is a nationally-recognized expert on the relationship between authoritarian movements, hate violence, and preserving inclusive democracy. In his 30+ year civil rights career, he has worked with community groups, government and business leaders, human rights advocates, and philanthropy as an organizer, director, program officer, consultant, and board member. The recipient of the Peabody-Facebook Futures Media Award, Eric’s widely quoted writings and speeches are credited with key narrative shifts. He currently serves as Executive Director of Western States Center, Senior Fellow with Southern Poverty Law Center and Race Forward, and Co-Chair for The Proteus Fund.

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