Frank Meeink: A Former Skinhead's Fight Against Prejudice

Hofstra Hillel: The Center for Jewish Life on Campus presents Frank Meeink: A Former Skinhead’s Fight Against Prejudice. A violent South Philadelphia childhood made Frank Meeink easy prey for skinhead gang recruiters. By age 14, Frank had shaved his head and was a leader in the neo-Nazi movement hosting a cable access show called The Reich used for recruitment. While serving a sentence in an Illinois prison, he questioned his hatred in large part to his African-American teammates on a prison football league. After being paroled, Frank defected from the white supremacy movement. Inspired by seeing a police officer holding a lifeless child in the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing, he pledged to stop the spread of hatred he himself once had and has appeared on behalf of the Anti-Defamation League, on MTV and other national networks.

Commemorating the International Day of Non-Violence.

Co-sponsored by the Hofstra Cultural Center.

Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center


This event is free, but advance registration is required. Please RSVP below using the RSVP for this Event link.



Tuesday, October 03, 2017





Student Center Theater
Student Center - Sondra and David S. Mack
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


Hofstra Cultural Center

Phone: 516-463-5669
Website: Click to Visit
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