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With just under three months to go, plans for the dedication of the new Civil Rights Memorial Center and Wall of Tolerance are in full swing.

The Southern Poverty Law Center praised Congress on Thursday for protecting immigrant workers by passing a human trafficking bill that allows unscrupulous labor recruiters to be prosecuted for fraud, but said more reform is needed to protect these workers from exploitation.

Save Our State founder Joe Turner has said he disapproves of white supremacists, but has repeatedly failed to turn them away and, separately, he has defended 'white separatism.'

Days before the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, many of those who marched for its passage gathered to call for the act's renewal.

A staggering 70 percent of youth released from Alabama Department of Youth Services (DYS) institutions end up back behind bars within a few years, according to a new report released today.

Thomas Moore's crusade for convictions in the 1964 killings of his 19-year-old brother and a friend the same age helped prompt U. S. Attorney Dunn Lampton of Jackson to pledge to re-investigate the murders.

The Southern Poverty Law Center and a coalition of immigrant rights advocates criticized changes to the nation's guestworker program that will open the program to more abuse of foreign workers while making it easier for employers to replace U.S. workers with temporary foreign labor.

If John Roberts fits the conservative mold, it could pose significant difficulties for civil rights advocates and organizations like the Center.

Eric Rudolph, the abortion clinic and Olympic Park bomber responsible for four bombings that killed two and injured more than 150 others over a three-year period, was sentenced to life in prison today.

Principal says effects of grant still being felt in school.