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In partnership with HBO and director-producer Paul Saltzman, the Southern Poverty Law Center has created a six-lesson teacher's guide for use with HBO's documentary "Prom Night in Mississippi," which chronicles the social boundaries crossed by students when their high school hosted its first integrated prom.

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The Southern Poverty Law Center today urged Congress to investigate growing evidence that racial extremists are infiltrating the U.S. military and take steps to ensure that the armed forces are not inadvertently training future domestic terrorists.

Five years after a Southern Poverty Law Center lawsuit brought an end to the Aryan Nations' presence in northern Idaho, dozens of community members gathered to open a new facility dedicated to supporting human rights.

Southern Poverty Law Center attorneys in September filed a lawsuit seeking damages for Billy Ray Johnson, a mentally disabled black man knocked unconscious and left on a roadside by four young white men.

With school budgets tightening across the country, Southern Poverty Law Center staff are racing to meet an extraordinary demand for the free resources Teaching Tolerance offers educators. And thanks to generous donations from Southern Poverty Law Center supporters, every request is fulfilled.

A high school senior who has been instrumental in her school's Mix It Up Day is being recognized today with an "I Have A Dream" award as part of her community's Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration.

Gerda Weissmann Klein has found herself behind some high-profile lecterns, including the night she accepted the 1995 Academy Award for the film of her life, One Survivor Remembers.

With the help of a Southern Poverty Law Center grant, Montgomery youth had the opportunity to create a lasting tribute to the Civil Rights Movement while learning the history of their city.

Facing the effects of decades of intolerance in their country, a group of Irish educators is turning to the Southern Poverty Law Center for tips on promoting tolerance in their own classrooms.