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A diverse coalition of groups that oppose the law enforcement practice of seizing property from citizens without first obtaining a criminal conviction held an educational forum today, arguing that the Alabama State Legislature should outlaw the practice.
In the aftermath of the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and an outbreak of bias incidents across the country, the SPLC has published a guide to help college students and others safely and effectively take action when they witness acts of public intimidation and hate crime.
Gardendale, Alabama Municipal Court Judge Kenneth Gomany signed an order today that people who are currently assigned to probation with the private company Professional Probation Services, Inc. will no longer have to report or make payments to the company.
President Trump’s pick to lead NASA, U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, faced criticism this week for his skepticism of climate change and his conservative stances on homosexuality.
As young people increasingly depend on social media and the internet for news and information, the SPLC’s Teaching Tolerance project is offering a suite of classroom-friendly resources to help teachers improve their students’ digital literacy.
Wayne Bonam jumped up, blinded by a flash-bang grenade, as police swarmed through the door and pointed guns at his head. His girlfriend, next to him, shouted at the cops: “Hey, wait – he has a bad heart!”
Today, families around Louisiana are being reunited as some people incarcerated for nonviolent, non-sex-related offenses are released due to bipartisan criminal justice reforms that state lawmakers adopted earlier this year.
Oct. 31 is typically a day students associate with ghosts, goblins and candy, but at thousands of schools across the country – and around the world – today, Halloween will also be an opportunity for students to step out of their cliques and get to know someone new as part of the 16th National Mix It Up at Lunch Day – an annual school event sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project.
In response to the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, the SPLC has released a new training video to help law enforcement agencies prevent violence while protecting the rights of both speakers and protesters when hate groups stage rallies in their town.