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October 13, 2023
LOUISIANA —Decades after being sentenced to life without parole in Louisiana, Toussaint Ridgeway has been released from custody. “Toussaint is a remorseful, talented, calm, and focused father and grandfather,” said Emily Lubin,...
October 12, 2023
ATLANTA – A Georgia district court on Wednesday refused to temporarily lift restrictions to absentee voting, drop boxes and other voting methods that will make it harder for Black voters to cast a ballot for the 2024 election...
September 29, 2023
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — With the United States experiencing the highest levels of hate violence on record, according to the FBI’s latest hate crime report , the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is sounding the alarm about the...
August 29, 2023
LOUISIANA— Decades after being sentenced to life without parole in Louisiana, Ivory Dixon, Jr., has been released from custody. “Ivory is a humble, honest, and hardworking father and grandfather,” said Emily Lubin, staff attorney...
August 16, 2023
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) reflects on the legacy of former legal director John Carroll, who passed away on Monday, August 14. “John Carroll was a passionate civil rights advocate, jurist, law...

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