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The America's Civil Rights Movement kit is inspiring children across the country.

Neo-Nazi hate group leader Matt Hale has received the maximum 40-year sentence for plotting to assassinate a federal judge in late 2002.

The governor of Mississippi on Friday signed a law seen as a milestone in efforts to change the way the state treats juvenile offenders.

The Southern Poverty Law Center today filed a federal class action suit to stop the "shockingly inhumane" treatment of children at a juvenile detention center and to force officials to provide sanitary facilities and mental health treatment to young people confined there.

Low-income Latino immigrants in the South are routinely the targets of wage theft, racial profiling and other abuses driven by an anti-immigrant climate that harms all Latinos regardless of their immigration status, according to a report released today by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

The U.S. Department of Labor should repeal Bush administration regulations that have shredded labor protections for foreign guestworkers and aggressively enforce labor laws to protect all workers from exploitation, a Southern Poverty Law Center expert told a U.S. House subcommittee today.

Minuteman volunteers plan to conduct armed patrols to act as a "blocking force" against the "invasion" of undocumented immigrants from south of the border.

Counter-protesters geared up to defend an appearance by Judy Shepard to discuss her son Matthew's murder and the future of gay rights, but the Rev. Fred Phelps' parishioners falled to show.

An immigrant woman ordered to learn English by a Tennessee judge or risk losing parental rights to her child is being aided by the Center's legal team.

By approving the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2005, the Mississippi House has made a commitment to reform the state's notorious juvenile justice system.