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Mighty Times: The Children's March, the Center's latest film, has been nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Documentary Short Subject category.

Two national conservative Christian groups are leading the charge against a new video promoting tolerance, alleging that the video's links to a Center tolerance pledge are part of a 'pro-homosexual agenda.'

The Louisiana Klan leader indicted for the murder of a woman who tried to quit his group coerced three of his sons to join the Klan and used threats of violence to keep members from leaving, according to an interview with his wife in the latest issue of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report, released today. The case has brought back troubling memories of a town where Klansmen fiercely resisted the civil rights movement.

After a recently settled class-action lawsuit, children held in Mississippi's brutal Columbia Training School will be allowed open access to legal assistance.

After a series of race-related incidents, Center co-founder Morris Dees traveled to Snohomish County, Wash., to help celebrate the birthday of Civil Rights Movement leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A new Center film documents and inspires youth activism.

After more than 40 years, reputed Klansman Edgar Ray Killen has been arraigned on murder charges in the murder of three civil rights workers.

The Immigrant Justice Project has been created to fight for the rights of immigrant workers in the Southeast, where conditions are worst in the nation and workers are routinely exploited.

A recent survey of Teaching Tolerance subscribers shows the magazine is having a powerful impact in the nation's schools.

A leader in tracking hate groups, the Center exposes terrorist and extremist plots.