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March 29, 2018

A man who “went after a first-grade boy because his skin was black” has been convicted by a U.S. District Court jury in Utah of using a stun-gun to carry out a federal hate crime.

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March 27, 2018


Mississippi’s lifetime voting ban for citizens convicted of any disenfranchising offense made it one of only four states to impose such a ban. The SPLC filed a federal lawsuit challenging the ban, which also disproportionately impacted African-American voters.

The lawsuit, filed...