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June 06, 2020

This week, staff members at the Southern Poverty Law Center wrote several first-person stories about the recent killings of Black people by racist police and vigilantes, investigated white supremacists, provided analysis on the attacks on peaceful protests and demanded that systems of oppression be dismantled. We’re sharing some of their work below:

Hatewatch
June 05, 2020

At the protests that have broken out across the country after George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, so-called boogaloo bois have been a conspicuous presence. Members of the overwhelmingly white online subculture have shown up to protests heavily armed and clad in Hawaiian shirts – a reference to the “big luau,” an adaptation of the word “boogaloo.”

June 04, 2020
MONTGOMERY — Today, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) joins social justice organizations and millions of people from across the country in a National Day of Mourning to grieve the lives of Black people killed by police and...

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