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March 10, 2004

Montgomery activist Johnnie Carr, who has worked for civil rights for a half-century, was honored with the third Rosa Parks Woman of Courage Award March 18, sponsored by the Center and Troy State University Montgomery.

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February 25, 2004

Center co-founder Morris Dees speaks at a conference hosted by the Gonzaga Institute for Action Against Hate, which will help establish the field of Hate Studies. The conference is co-sponsored by the Center.

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February 13, 2004

A group of U.S. senators visited the Civil Rights Memorial Feb. 13 as part a three-day tour of southern sites important to the Civil Rights Movementof the 1950s and 1960s.

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January 29, 2004

In a statement on behalf of the Center, Tolerance.org outreach associate Brandon Wilson says the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign should retire its racist mascot, Chief Illiniwek, because 'it is required by law and it is the right thing to do.'

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January 14, 2004

In an attempt to avert a 'hostile takeover' of the Sierra Club by anti-immigration activists, Center co-founder Morris Dees is running for the board of directors of the well-known environmental organization.

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