Showing 1758 Results
News
October 02, 2006

A federal judge often called the "real governor of Texas" because of his sweeping rulings in noted civil rights cases has been selected as the winner of the 2006 Morris Dees Justice Award, which is named for the founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

News
September 21, 2006

The Southern Poverty Law Center has entered into an agreement with Belfor USA Group to ensure that migrant workers laboring in post-Katrina New Orleans receive wages that were withheld from them by Belfor subcontractors.

News
September 11, 2006

For a college football game day, the South Carolina State Museum in downtown Columbia was a busy place on the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 9.

News
September 08, 2006

An Idaho-based forestry company doing business across the South will pay substantial damages and enact far-reaching reforms to bring its work practices into compliance with the law under a settlement agreement in a Center lawsuit.

News
September 07, 2006

Southern Poverty Law Center has revealed that an Alabama judicial candidate appeared this past summer at a meeting of the white supremacist Council of Conservative Citizens (CCC), despite claiming previously that she had never heard of the group.

News
September 06, 2006

The Southern Poverty Law Center has released the Fall 2006 issue of Teaching Tolerance magazine, which includes an article about children adjusting to life and school in Houston after being displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

News
September 01, 2006

With Republicans sensing a tide of public anger bearing down on them in the mid-term congressional elections, President Bush and his allies are once again raising the specter of foreign terrorists attacking Americans on our own soil if we pull our troops out of Iraq.

News
August 28, 2006

Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans one year ago and much of the city hasn't been rebuilt. Workers imported from other states and countries to rebuild the city are underpaid and exploited by government-hired contractors.

News
August 28, 2006

A year after Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans, migrant workers recruited from other states and countries to revive the city are still being systematically underpaid and exploited.

News
August 24, 2006

The Southern Poverty Law Center charged today that a New Orleans hotel chain violated federal labor standards by firing the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit alleging the exploitation of Latin American guestworkers who were recruited to fill jobs vacated by Hurricane Katrina evacuees.

Pages