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The Southern Poverty Law Center and a coalition of immigrant rights advocates have filed a federal lawsuit challenging last-minute changes to the nation's guestworker program by the Bush administration, charging that the new rules shred worker protections and make it easier to replace U.S. workers with temporary foreign labor.

Guilty in the manslaughter of three civil rights activists in 1964, former Klansman Edgar Ray Killen has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.

President Obama may have smashed the ultimate political barrier to African Americans, but his presidency and the deepening economic crisis are creating the perfect storm for white supremacists intent on swelling their ranks.

Former Klansman and sometime preacher Edgar Ray Killen has been found guilty of the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers in Philadelphia, Miss.

Jury selection has begun in the trial of former Klansman Edgar Ray Killen, charged with the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers in Philadelphia, Miss.

The 11-year-old daughter of Mexican immigrant Felipa Berrera will leave foster care to live with her father next month, although custody proceedings drag on for the Mixteco-speaking mother.

The Center's Teaching Tolerance magazine and parenting column won three Distinguished Achievement Awards on Wednesday night from the Association of Educational Publishers — among the highest honors in the field of educational publishing.

Three class action lawsuits filed on behalf of migrant agricultural workers in the U.S. seek to fight unfair and abusive labor practices in the forestry industry.

In one of the largest settlements involving federal education law for students with emotional and behavioral disabilities, school officials in Palm Beach County, Fla., have agreed to boost the counseling and psychological services needed to help these students succeed in the classroom.

George C. Wallace Jr., whose father famously vowed to defend racial segregation 'forever,' gave the welcoming speech to national delegates of a white supremacist hate group meeting.