Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on citizens' rights as established by law and protected by constitution. Works on the rights of persons regardless of their legal, socioeconomic or cultural status and as recognized by the international community are entered under [Human rights.]
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Overview Louis (Lou) Sidman was born in Boston in 1920 and passed away in October of 2004. As regional director of the Anti-Defemation League (ADL), Sidman was instrumental in drawing attention to the lack of civil rights for and the strong presence of discrimination toward members of the minority communities in Denver, including not only Jews, but also Native Americans, Latinos, and African Americans among others. He also served as Mayor Newton's secretory on the Committee for Human Relations in the...