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Hate & Extremism
February 17, 2015

Before sentencing three young white men for their roles in a horrific hate crime that claimed the life of a 47-year-old black man in Mississippi, U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves last week gave a remarkable speech examining Mississippi’s violent racial history and the terror of lynchings in the United States.

Hate & Extremism
February 11, 2015

As the White House prepares to host a major summit examining the threat of violent extremism next week, a Southern Poverty Law Center study of domestic terrorism released today finds that the vast majority of this violence is coming from “lone wolves” or “leaderless resistance” groups composed of no more than two people.

News
February 11, 2015

In October 2014, we posted an “Extremist File” of Dr. Ben Carson. This week, as we've come under intense criticism for doing so, we've reviewed our profile and have concluded that it did not meet our standards, so we have taken it down and apologize to Dr. Carson for having posted it.

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