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Southern Poverty Law Center
The Southern Poverty Law Center combats hate, intolerance, and discrimination through education and litigation. Founded in 1971.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 8h
Growing up, Jamal Jordan didn't see representation of LGBTQ+ people of color. "I spent most of my teenage years believing that love between two black men wasn’t even possible." When he grew up to become a photographer, he decided to fix that.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 11h
Japanese-Americans were interned in restricted military zones during WWII. The Pentagon just announced it will house 20,000 migrant children on military bases.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 12h
"They’re trying to protect their children. That’s why they’re here. Instead of getting that protection [and] access to the rights they should have under U.S. & international law, the children are being ripped away from them." — SPLC's Michelle Lapointe
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Southern Poverty Law Center 14h
Stephen Miller, a senior policy adviser to Pres. Trump & architect of family separation policy, has ties to the anti-immigrant hate group Center for Immigration Studies, the anti-Muslim David Horowitz Freedom Center & white nationalist Richard Spencer.
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Anil Kalhan Jun 20
Don't be deceived by Trump's executive order. It purports (but doesn't commit) to ending one specific means by which asylum-seekers and their kids are being held as political hostages—but seeks to illegally institute others on a large scale. 1/
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The Associated Press 15h
The Latest: The Republican-run House rejects a conservative immigration bill that offers no path to citizenship for young "Dreamer" immigrants.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 16h
Pres. Trump's executive order doesn't solve the problem — if families separated by the zero tolerance policy are reunited, they will be reunited in detention centers. Trump's executive order would put entire families in detention indefinitely.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 17h
The House is expected to vote on two anti-immigrant bills today. Both bills — & — are inhumane and dangerous. Find your representative
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Southern Poverty Law Center 18h
ICE must be held accountable for the alarming number of deaths that have occurred on its watch. We demand a thorough & transparent investigation of Huy Chi Tran’s death & call for a complete end to ICE’s inhumane detention and deportation practices.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 20h
The racist "alt-right" organizer of last year's deadly rally in plans to hold protests in Washington, D.C. & Charlottesville. Last year, a counter-protestor was killed when a white nationalist attending the rally drove his car into a crowd
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Southern Poverty Law Center 22h
This week SPLC attended a Day of Compassion at Angola Louisiana Penitentiary. We sat w/incarcerated persons + discussed ideas for a better justice system. "It was great to spend a day in heartfelt conversation to drive home exactly why we all do this work"—John Burkhart
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 20
"Neither my gender identity nor my Latina identity define the whole of who I am...I am Zoey."
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 20
Neo-Nazi Vasillios Pistolis — a U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal — has been convicted in a court martial on charges of disobeying orders & making false statements. The military "has regulations barring members from participating in racial extremist groups"
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 20
honor those who fought to uphold a white supremacist regime & have no place in our nation's Capitol.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 20
Replying to @splcenter
Separating families isn't just an issue at the border. We’re representing parents– many of them U.S. citizens – who’ve been ripped apart from their children, a result of an indiscriminate enforcement regime that’s shattering communities across the country
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 20
The public’s fury has finally moved Pres. Trump to back down from his indefensible policy of separating immigrant families — but the administration still plans to criminalize families & hold them in prison-like facilities.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 20
On this , we reflect on the promise America has long extended to immigrants seeking a better life. While the Trump administration enacts its extreme anti-immigrant agenda, we will continue to fight for immigrants’ rights.
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Elly Yu Jun 20
BREAKING: Atlanta Mayor signs an executive order to prohibit the city jail from accepting new ICE detainees, says "the City of Atlanta will not take the risk of being complicit in the separation of families at the border."
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 20
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The Associated Press Jun 20
BREAKING: Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border, says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue.
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