This is a report about junk science and some of the people who propagate it. It is not about silly, perhaps amusing theories about ESP or life on the moon or even purported miracle cures for cancer. The “science” examined here actively harms people, leading with grim regularity to suicide, depression and an array of self-destructive behaviors. It demeans, defames and defrauds human beings, typically at their most vulnerable moments. And, as if that weren’t enough, it regularly lays the blame for the alleged malady of homosexuality at the feet of gay people’s parents, despite the fact that they are wholly innocent.
After being indoctrinated online into the world of white supremacy and inspired by a racist hate group, Dylann Roof told friends he wanted to start a “race war.” Someone had to take “drastic action” to take back America from “stupid and violent” African Americans, he wrote.
Across the South, Americans of all races, ethnicities and creeds are asking why governmental bodies in a democracy based on the promise of equality should display symbols so closely associated with the bondage and oppression of African Americans.
Our report found that the campaign is producing an alarming level of fear and anxiety among children of color and inflaming racial and ethnic tensions in the classroom. Many students worry about being deported.
Alabama legislators have been entrusted with great responsibility.
Each year, they face decisions that shape the future of this state and its people for generations. As this legislative guide by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) makes clear, the 2016 session is no exception.
This report features stories from women swept up in the Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids that began on Jan. 2, 2016. The report by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights found that the federal government has engaged in a needlessly aggressive – and potentially unconstitutional – act against immigrants with these home raids that targeted women and children from Central America.
Este informe presenta historias de mujeres arrastrados por las redadas de Inmigración y Aduanas, que comenzó el 2 de enero de 2016. El informe del Southern Poverty Law Center y la Alianza Latina de Georgia para los Derechos Humanos encontró que el gobierno federal ha participado en una innecesaria agresiva - y potencialmente inconstitucional - actuar en contra de los inmigrantes con estos allanamientos de casas dirigidos contra las mujeres y los niños de América central.