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Features and Stories
February 09, 2006

Southern Poverty Law Center founders Morris Dees and Joe Levin were recognized recently for the work of the SPLC when the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) gave them its 2005 Margaret Chase Smith American Democracy Award.

Features and Stories
February 06, 2006

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Taylor Branch emphasized the importance of making civil rights history pertinent for today's youth when he spoke at the Civil Rights Memorial Center (CRMC) here on Saturday.

Features and Stories
February 02, 2006

Two cases filed in federal court yesterday charge that thousands of immigrant laborers involved in the reconstruction of New Orleans have been cheated out of their wages by major U.S. companies.

Features and Stories
January 27, 2006

An Arizona court this week signed over the 70-acre compound formerly owned by Ranch Rescue vigilante Casey Nethercott to two El Salvadorans he terrorized nearly two years ago.

Features and Stories
January 27, 2006

For years, Gerda Weissmann Klein has been speaking to students in schools across the nation about the horrors she survived during the Holocaust.

Features and Stories
January 26, 2006

Facing the effects of decades of intolerance in their country, a group of Irish educators is turning to the Southern Poverty Law Center for tips on promoting tolerance in their own classrooms.

Features and Stories
January 26, 2006

With the help of a Southern Poverty Law Center grant, Montgomery youth had the opportunity to create a lasting tribute to the Civil Rights Movement while learning the history of their city.

Features and Stories
January 23, 2006

Gerda Weissmann Klein has found herself behind some high-profile lecterns, including the night she accepted the 1995 Academy Award for the film of her life, One Survivor Remembers.

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