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Though hate groups are on the rise, the Center continues to monitor their activity.

Students with learning disabilities in Kentucky's second-largest school district have been subjected to harsh discipline but have been routinely denied the services they need to succeed in school, according to a complaint supported by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

National Alliance pamphlets were distributed in Tombstone and this predominantly Hispanic community just two days before the Minuteman Project got going on April 2.

A Latina factory worker in North Carolina was brutally assaulted by the plant manager after she had earlier reported his sexual harassment to officials of the yarn company that employed her, according to a federal court complaint filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

The Association of Education Publishers announced nominations for EdPress Distinguished Achievement Awards, and Center publications garnered five.

Bandana Project to Spotlight Sexual Exploitation of Farmworker Women

04/02/2009

Residents of 25 states and three other countries will take a stand against the sexual exploitation of farmworker women and other low-wage female immigrant workers in April as part of the "Bandana Project," a partnership between the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and community groups, universities and other advocacy organizations to raise awareness and educate these women about their rights.

Eric Rudolph pleaded guilty to four terrorist bombings during two separate federal court appearances Monday.

The Southern Poverty Law Center is encouraging school districts across the country to use federal stimulus money to establish Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) in their schools — an innovative approach to discipline that reduces student misbehavior and improves achievement and attendance.

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.