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October 12, 2009

When SPLC board member Alan Howard represented one of the teens known as the Jena Six in a civil lawsuit, the lawyer ended up providing more than legal help to one of the young men embroiled in the case that raised questions about race and justice in America.

Teaching Tolerance
October 02, 2009

How Viva la Causa's Chicago screening inspired community and connection

Hate & Extremism
August 12, 2009

Almost a decade after virtually disappearing from public view, the antigovernment militia movement is surging across the country, fueled by fears of a black man in the White House, the changing demographics of the country, and conspiracy theories increasingly spread by mainstream figures, according to a new SPLC report.

Immigrant Justice
August 03, 2009

A federal judge has warned an Arkansas forestry company that he will rule against it if company representatives continue to intimidate workers interested in joining an SPLC class action lawsuit accusing the company of cheating foreign guestworkers out of pay.

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