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October 03, 2017

A transgender woman who was beaten and threatened with death when she refused to collect extortion money for a Guatemalan drug cartel, was raped and tortured by Guatemalan police, and received death threats from her coworkers because of her gender identity, has been granted asylum in the United States, the SPLC announced today.

September 19, 2017

In the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, the “alt-right” movement is continuing to use social media and pop culture to indoctrinate young people with its hateful ideology, but teachers can take action in the classroom to counter its influence, according to the latest issue of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance magazine released today.