‘Uprooting Prejudice: Conversations For Change’; new exhibit examines the link between antisemitism

MAITLAND, Fla. — The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida announced the grand opening of “a first-of-its-kind exhibit that examines the indelible link between antisemitism and racism.”

The exhibit, as told by award-winning blues musician Daryl Davis, examines white supremacy from its beginnings in the trans-Atlantic slave trade and its evolution of persecution of different groups around the world.

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Davis, who has dedicated his life to fighting white supremacy, says the exhibit helps refute the misconception that white supremacists are only anti-Black, and his life experience shows that combating white supremacy is necessary to fighting antisemitism.

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Shelley Lauten, CEO of the Holocaust Center, said they were honored to host the exhibit.

“Fighting white supremacy wherever it exists is a key lesson of the Holocaust, and having this incredible experience at our museum is a poignant reminder,” Lauten said.

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The exhibit runs through May 2022.

Learn more about the exhibit here.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.