Joyce Griffis has organized the Holocaust remembrance day event in Russellville for years. This year, they were interrupted by members of a white supremacist group. “It made me feel terrible, it made me feel terrible for my friends.” They were talking to us like we were pieces of nothing, “Griffis told KFSM. Sir Beryl Wolfson, a 96-year-old World War II veteran, was invited to speak at the event. Wolfson says he’s the liberation of concentration camps with his own eyes. He says it’s all about sharing his story for a reason. “Never forget, because it could happen again, and I’m trying to get this out to the people so it will not happen again in any place,” Wolfson said. Last year, Arkansas Tech University announced a scholarship fund named for the late dr. Michael Link. Link has been accused of being a Holocaust denier. Billy Roper, Network Coordinator for Shieldwall, says the Rally is in Support of Dr. Link. Arkansas Tech University into removing Dr. Michael Link’s name from the scholarship he endowed, “Roper said.” The rally that we were holding a protest against the ADL (Anti-Defamation League) and Dr. Sarah Stein’s attempts to intimidate and blackmail.
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