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Jewish American Heritage Month

May
2

By Cheyanne Perkins
Did you know that May is Jewish American Heritage Month? Read on to find out what this means for all Texans.

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2016 Student Video Contest a Success!

April
20

By Cheyanne Perkins
Congratulations to all the winners of the THGC's 2016 student video contest! Read on to learn more about the results of this year's contest.

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April 15: Fran Berg and a Journey to Understanding Inhumanity

April
15

By THGC Admin
"Man’s inhumanity toward others is unexplainable. Why do we choose to inflict so much pain on each other?" Even today, Commissioner Berg is still puzzled by man’s cruel and merciless nature.

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13 April, Cambodian New Year: A Texas Connection to the Khmer Rouge’s Assault on the Family

April
13

By THGC Admin
Today is the start of the Cambodian New Year. It is a time to celebrate lives, but also to reflect on the many people who lost theirs amidst tremendous suffering just a few decades ago. The Cambodian genocide was not just an assault on the Khmer people, but also on their way of life. The destruction of families was an integral part of that cruel plan.

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Processing Remembrance: National Genocide Memorial Day in Rwanda

April
7

By Robin Lane
Education Specialist Robin Lanes reflects on her process of learning and writing about the Rwandan Genocide.

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