Last night, President Donald Trump once again insisted that the immigrants he is targeting for deportation are criminals.
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A Georgia judge this week sentenced a man and woman to prison for their roles in terrorizing African Americans during a rally in which they cruised around a rural area in a convoy of pickup trucks adorned with Confederate flags.
Proposed changes to a cultural exchange program used by thousands of foreign college students who spend the summer living and working in the United States do not go far enough to protect them from exploitation, the Southern Poverty Law Center said in comments submitted to the U.S. State Department today.
The Trump administration tonight showed a few more of its true colors, and they are decidedly not the colors of the rainbow.
The number of hate groups in the United States rose for a second year in a row in 2016 as the radical right was energized by the candidacy of Donald Trump, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) annual census of hate groups and other extremist organizations, released today.
The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project announced today the recipients of 11 research fellowships as part of a multi-year initiative to improve the teaching of slavery in K-12 schools across the nation.
This week PBS premiered Oklahoma City, an illuminating documentary that revisits the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building and the broader climate of far-right extremism that spawned the homegrown terrorist Timothy McVeigh.
We opposed Senator Sessions’ nomination because of his regrettable record on civil rights and his association with extremist anti-immigrant organizations.
After hearing two months of testimony, a federal judge will now decide whether Alabama’s troubled prison system violates the rights of prisoners by failing to provide adequate mental health care.
Louisiana officials are denying poor people their constitutional right to counsel by failing to establish an effective statewide public defense system, according to a lawsuit filed today by the SPLC and its allies.