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December 13, 2005

Five years after a Southern Poverty Law Center lawsuit brought an end to the Aryan Nations' presence in northern Idaho, dozens of community members gathered to open a new facility dedicated to supporting human rights.

Hate & Extremism

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September 19, 2005

This is a lawsuit against four young white men who terrorized, humiliated and beat a mentally retarded African-American man, dumped his unconscious body on the side of a dark country road and left him for dead. In 2007, a jury awarded a $9 million verdict to help the family pay for the care the victim will need for the rest of his life.

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August 26, 2005

Fifty years ago, brutally murdered 14-year-old Emmett Till was pulled from a Mississippi river. His mother bravely displayed his mutilated body for all the world to see, galvanizing the Civil Rights Movement.

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July 22, 2005

Thomas Moore's crusade for convictions in the 1964 killings of his 19-year-old brother and a friend the same age helped prompt U. S. Attorney Dunn Lampton of Jackson to pledge to re-investigate the murders.

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July 18, 2005

Eric Rudolph, the abortion clinic and Olympic Park bomber responsible for four bombings that killed two and injured more than 150 others over a three-year period, was sentenced to life in prison today.

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June 23, 2005

Guilty in the manslaughter of three civil rights activists in 1964, former Klansman Edgar Ray Killen has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.

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June 21, 2005

Former Klansman and sometime preacher Edgar Ray Killen has been found guilty of the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers in Philadelphia, Miss.

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June 13, 2005

Jury selection has begun in the trial of former Klansman Edgar Ray Killen, charged with the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers in Philadelphia, Miss.

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June 06, 2005

George C. Wallace Jr., whose father famously vowed to defend racial segregation 'forever,' gave the welcoming speech to national delegates of a white supremacist hate group meeting.

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