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June 30, 2011

Because of civil rights lawsuits filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center in the 1970s, Glenda Deese got an opportunity. She didn't waste it: She rose to be the second-highest ranking official in the Alabama Department of Public Safety. Now, after retiring from law enforcement, she's a top security official at the SPLC.

Hate & Extremism
June 21, 2011

On Sunday night, June 26, MSNBC will air "Erasing Hate," a documentary that chronicles the redemptive story of a violent, racist skinhead who renounced the white power movement and, with the help of the SPLC, underwent an excruciating series of laser treatments to remove the racist tattoos that covered his face and hands.

Immigrant Justice
June 13, 2011

Alabama’s new anti-immigrant law, signed last week by Gov. Robert Bentley, will set back years of civil rights progress in the state and have devastating economic consequences.

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