Twenty-five years ago, Michael Donald was on his way to the store when two members of the United Klans of America grabbed him, cut his throat and hung his body from a tree on Herndon Avenue in Mobile, Ala.
Eleven years after the Oklahoma City bombing left 168 people dead, those who study the American radical right worry that the lessons of the nation's deadliest domestic terror attack are being forgotten.
Migrant farmworker Olivia Tamayo, who endured sexual harassment in the workplace for six years before winning a verdict against her employer, was honored with the first Esperanza Award at a ceremony in Wimauma, Fla.
Two television journalists who were held at gunpoint by Klan officials received compensation from the sale of the Klan leader's house, concluding a six-year legal battle waged by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
In the chaos after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans' broken juvenile justice system completely abandoned 150 children locked in the city's adult prison, according to a report by the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana (JJLP).