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Ron Wilson, a neo-Confederate leader who has associated with various extremist causes, has been elected to the S.C. state education board despite his controversial ties.

On Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004, the third annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day was a success with over 4 million students at more than 9,000 schools participating nationwide.

The Center's legal team focuses on the 'Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Pipeline.'

More than 2 million students are expected to participate in the third annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day on November 16, 2004.

Bryan Stevenson, director of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) of Alabama, was honored by the National Lawyers Guilt for his commitment to justice and the struggle for equality. The Center supports EJI's work with a yearly grant.

The neo-Confederate hate group League of the South protested in Montgomery for two consecutive days, standing directly in front of the Civil Rights Memorial.

Third annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day encourages respect in U.S. schools.

His group's power fluctuated over more than three decades.

The Ten Commandments monument has been removed from a storage room in the Alabama Judicial Building by a private group, who will tour the monument across the U.S. with a final display in the nation's capitol building.

Former Southern Poverty Law Center president and current board member Julian Bond, chairman of the NAACP, called on African Americans to "get out the vote" in November.