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Hate Crimes on College Campuses

February
5

By Luoman Huang, Social Media Intern
Campus diversity has grown significantly over the past decade. Students from all different backgrounds and upbringings have gathered to enhance their academic learning...

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Everything Started With a Lithuanian Village

February
3

By Luoman Huang, Social Media Intern
“The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission is like a secret society. We exist, but no one has ever heard of us.” While Commissioner Kasman’s comment about the THGC may be true now, the work that he has put into the organization in education and awareness is assuredly changing that outlook for the better...

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2016 THGC Grant Recipients Chosen

February
1

By THGC Admin
The recipients for the 2016 THGC Grant have been chosen! Three different projects will be funded--read on to find out what to expect in the coming year.

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January 27: Connecting Students with the Distant Past on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January
27

By Jasmine Bisheh, Education Intern
While several nations already have remembrance days for the Holocaust, International Holocaust Remembrance Day is unique as a secular, multinational day of observance. On this day, UN member states seek to honor the victims and to develop educational resources. The purpose is both to keep the history alive and prevent future genocides.

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January 20: The Wannsee Conference

January
20

By Robin Lane
The “Final Solution of the Jewish Question” – the total annihilation of European Jewry – was decided upon and put into motion on this day in 1942, at the Wannsee Conference in a suburb of Berlin, Germany.

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