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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.

Features and Stories
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.

Features and Stories
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.

Features and Stories
June 10, 2005

The 11-year-old daughter of Mexican immigrant Felipa Berrera will leave foster care to live with her father next month, although custody proceedings drag on for the Mixteco-speaking mother.

Features and Stories
June 09, 2005

The Center's Teaching Tolerance magazine and parenting column won three Distinguished Achievement Awards on Wednesday night from the Association of Educational Publishers — among the highest honors in the field of educational publishing.

Features and Stories
June 09, 2005

Three class action lawsuits filed on behalf of migrant agricultural workers in the U.S. seek to fight unfair and abusive labor practices in the forestry industry.

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June 06, 2005

A group of foreign guestworkers lured from Mexico and Guatemala to plant pine trees for Eller and Sons Trees, Inc., one of the nation’s largest forestry contractors, were not paid the wages they had earned. The Southern Poverty Law Center sued the Franklin, Ga., company on behalf of the workers, winning a record $11.8 million judgment in October 2012..

Features and Stories
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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