The Council of Conservative Citizens, a white supremacist group cited by the accused Charleston killer, has a long history of associations with mainstream politicians who’ve given the group legitimacy.
Settlement agreements reached in a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) lawsuit sparked by an SPLC investigation are an important step toward preventing east Mississippi children from being needlessly pushed out of school and into the justice system, the SPLC said today.
Our hearts go out to the victims and their families. Black churches, including those in South Carolina, have been the targets of hate crimes throughout our country's history. We know that they will remain resolute and their faith unshaken in the face of this tragedy.
An Alabama town will no longer use a for-profit probation company that threatened impoverished people with jail when they couldn’t pay traffic fines. The SPLC warned other cities that Judicial Correction Service’s tactics can amount extortion.
Florida’s Flagler County School Board adopted a wide-ranging plan today to eliminate racial disparities in school discipline – resolving a federal civil rights complaint the SPLC filed three years ago.
In McKinney, Texas, and across the country, the lines between actual crime and typical adolescent behavior have been blurred to the point where police in many areas seem to recognize no difference whatsoever.
A federal judge ruled in an SPLC case today that the Mississippi Department of Corrections is violating the Eighth Amendment rights of prisoners at Walnut Grove Correctional Facility by failing to protect them from violence by “gangs run amok.”