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Teaching Tolerance resources help New Orleans students cope with recent violence.

A settlement agreement reached in the Baker v. Campbell case ensures that seriously ill inmates in Alabama's St. Clair Correctional Facility will receive substantial improvements in their health care.

The Justice Department has announced a new investigation into the 1955 murder of Emmett Till in Money, Mississippi. Till's story is part of the Center publication Free At Last, soon to be reissued.

Music inspired by students encourages tolerance in the classroom.

The Alabama Supreme Court turned down an appeal by former chief justice Roy Moore, who sought reinstatement to the position after his ouster for judicial misconduct.

The Southern Poverty Law Center is joining with Harvard's Civil Rights Project to study diversity in public schools, a subject that has gone more than two decades without serious research.

In a resounding rejection of an attempt to assume control of the environmentalist Sierra Club, members today voted down anti-immigration candidates in the Club's board elections.

The Center was nominated today for the prestigious Distinguished Achievement Awards, presented by the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) for several of its tolerance education products.

The Center has filed a federal law suit requesting that a Mississippi juvenile prison allow court advocates to speak with youth, a move which would allow the children to speak out in court.

A groundbreaking case and new legislation hope to end 'torture' of incarcerated youth.