By the time Joe Bates finished middle school in 2004, he had fallen years behind his classmates. His struggle with asthma was just one of his problems. He also had learning disabilities that had been ignored by his school.

The city of Portland, Ore., has honored an Ethiopian student whose brutal murder sparked a Southern Poverty Law Center lawsuit that destroyed the White Aryan Resistance (WAR) hate group.

Responding to reports of racially charged incidents following Barack Obama's election as the first black president, the Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance program is offering teachers a set of strategies to deal with election-related bigotry in the classroom.

SPLC President Richard Cohen sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates urging him to adopt a zero-tolerance policy against racist extremists in the military

The architect of the modern anti-immigration movement and founder of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) has been at the heart of the white nationalist scene for decades, corresponding with racist intellectuals, Klan lawyers and even Holocaust deniers, according to the latest issue of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report, released today.

Southern Poverty Law Center Founder Morris Dees and SPLC President Richard Cohen will host a 30-minute live audio webcast this Friday at 2 p.m. Eastern on the trial against the Imperial Klans of America.

Working with a California law firm, the Southern Poverty Law Center has filed an amicus curiae brief calling for the state's Supreme Court to maintain the right to same-sex marriage.

The Southern Poverty Law Center's trial against the Imperial Klans of America (IKA), which ended with a $2.5 million verdict on Friday, will be featured in a segment on ABC's "Nightline" on Monday, Nov. 17.

The Southern Poverty Law Center today won a crushing jury verdict against one of the nation's largest Klan groups for its role in the brutal beating of a teenager at a county fair in rural Kentucky.

More than 4 million students across the country will challenge social and racial boundaries on Nov. 13 as part of the seventh annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day, a project designed to foster respect and understanding in schools and communities.