The Central American children arriving at the border are no threat to U.S. communities, and politicians should stop trying to stoke fear.

The SPLC has filed a federal class action lawsuit against Tennessee for Medicaid practices that violate the law and deprive thousands of people of health care coverage despite their eligibility. 

Right-wing pundits are jumping all over Attorney General Eric Holder for daring to suggest on Sunday that “racial animus” plays a role in the “level of vehemence” that’s been directed at President Obama. They’re denouncing him for “playing the race card” and “stoking racial divisions.” Who do they think they’re fooling? The rhetoric is what’s hateful. Calling people out for it is not.

The SPLC’s Teaching Tolerance project today announced the five recipients of the 2014 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching – a biennial award given to K-12 educators nationwide who excel at promoting respect and a passion for justice among students. 

A new SPLC report reveals the planning that went into the actions of extremists in Nevada who forced federal agents to stand down or risk bloodshed.

School officials in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, have agreed to measures that will ensure students will not face discrimination and hostility because of their national origin or English language proficiency.

As President Obama issues executive orders to fix parts of America’s broken immigration system, he should take steps to end abuse within the nation’s H-2 guest worker program.

After a rash of racist incidents in a small Washington town, the local school superintendent turned to the SPLC and its Teaching Tolerance project for help.

The Promise of the Civil Rights Act

07/02/2014

The SPLC founder reminds us that, 50 years after the enactment of the Civil Rights Act, the march for justice continues.

An SPLC outreach paralegal recounts her experience meeting a poultry worker forced to choose between her health and her job.