The Obama administration has taken an important step to protect every child’s right to a public education, outlining the legal responsibilities of schools to provide equal access regardless of national origin or immigration status.

The fierce grassroots campaign threatening to derail the Common Core State Standards is being fueled by far-right propaganda that relies heavily on distortions, outright falsehoods and demonizing conspiracy theories promoted by antigovernment extremists, according to a new SPLC report.

A federal judge has held Hinds County, Miss., officials in contempt of court for failing to comply with a settlement addressing the abuse and neglect of children at the Henley-Young Juvenile Justice Center. The agreement was extended by two years to allow more time for compliance.

Poultry workers were forced to endure unsafe and abusive conditions at an Alabama processing plant or lose their jobs, according to a complaint the SPLC filed with OSHA today.

A lawyer in the SPLC’s Louisiana office recalls the discrimination faced by Latino families who wanted their preschoolers to have equal opportunities to get a jump on their education.

On the 19th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, SPLC Senior Fellow Mark Potok reflects on the legacy of radical-right terrorism in America, the horrific Kansas shootings of earlier in the week, and the importance of the government taking the threat more seriously.

Nearly 100 people have been murdered by active users of Stormfront, the foremost racist website, over the last five years. A similar racist forum was used extensively by the neo-Nazi charged with killing three people at a Jewish community center and retirement home in Kansas.

White Homicide Worldwide

04/17/2014

Stormfront, the leading white supremacist Web forum, has another distinction — murder capital of the Internet.

A Latino student is settling into his classes at a north Alabama high school after the SPLC demanded the school district admit the student after he was turned away in January, missing almost a semester of class.

The SPLC’s president recalls the organization’s court battle against Frazier Glenn Miller and the white supremacist’s plot to assassinate founder Morris Dees.