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Center co-founder Morris Dees tells thousands of educators that they had a pivotal role in teaching children about tolerance.

Across the radical right, the hurricane and its aftermath were used to demean and dehumanize blacks. White supremacists reveled in the misery of black victims in ways that were sometimes astounding.

The fall issue of the Center’s Teaching Tolerance magazine features “Bully on the Bus,” an article that explores the problems students experience on their way to and from school and provides suggestions for addressing them.

Center supporters from around the country are gathering in Montgomery on October 23 for the dedication of the new Civil Rights Memorial Center and Wall of Tolerance.

While the Center's Montgomery headquarters escaped damage by Hurricane Katrina, juvenile justice and education initiatives in Louisiana and Mississippi will be hampered by the catastrophic storm.

The architect of the modern anti-immigration movement and founder of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) has been at the heart of the white nationalist scene for decades, corresponding with racist intellectuals, Klan lawyers and even Holocaust deniers, according to the latest issue of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report, released today.

To keep Americans abreast of important developments in the anti-immigration movement, the Southern Poverty Law Center has launched a new e-newsletter called "Immigration Watch: Monitoring Extremism and the Anti-Immigration Movement."

A new set of commemorative stamps pays tribute to 10 historic Civil Rights Movement milestones, and recognizes the courageous individuals who struggled to achieve them.

Fifty years ago, brutally murdered 14-year-old Emmett Till was pulled from a Mississippi river. His mother bravely displayed his mutilated body for all the world to see, galvanizing the Civil Rights Movement.