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The Southern Poverty Law Center combats hate, intolerance, and discrimination through education and litigation. Founded in 1971.
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Have you registered to vote? Voting is a vital part of maintaining our democracy so celebrate by making sure you — and others in your community — are registered to vote.
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Just last month, it was reported that Trump adviser Larry Kudlow socialized with VDARE's founder. The nation's highest office should not boast a single person associated with white nationalism — but when does, it's not surprising to see others follow suit.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 16h
This proposal is another effort to restrict lawful immigration to the United States, and it should be seen for what it is: an assault on American values of decency and fairness.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 17h
Senior policy adviser Stephen Miller has persuaded the administration to cap the number of refugees the US will accept next year at 30,000 — the lowest number since the US refugee program started 40 years ago.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 18h
It's hard to comprehend the inhumanity that defined slavery & discuss the violence that sustained it. It's hard to teach the ideology of white supremacy that justified it & hard to learn about those who abided it.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 19h
When the FBI releases their annual hate crime report, they won't include the events of Aug. 11 & 12, 2017. They won't include the killing of Heather Heyer.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 20h
Black people are about 6x more likely than white people to be arrested for marijuana possession. And 1/3 policy agencies lack ANY policy on racial profiling. That's what our new report found in Louisiana.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 21h
"As evidence continues to emerge that even top Pentagon leaders were caught off guard by the [transgender military] ban, it underscores what was already clear: This was a policy born out of cruelty, not military necessity."
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Southern Poverty Law Center 22h
We oppose Brett Kavanaugh. We urge Senators Doug Jones and Richard Shelby to vote no on his nomination to the Supreme Court.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 24h
We're looking for a data reporter to lead large-scale data collection and analysis projects to inform investigative reporting on the radical right.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Sep 23
"Today, my son got his driver’s license. He is about to turn 18. We stalled for as long as we could ... I cannot ask him to crouch and beg before the public servants that we pay to keep him safe and ask them for permission to breathe."
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Southern Poverty Law Center Sep 23
The “no talk” rule? Necessary because her bond with Bachrach was "preventing our progress in the program." The "no touch" rule? No physical contact of any kind for 8 months. "I didn't come out as queer for 10 years because of it," Rosemary Donahue said.
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Patrick Torphy Sep 22
A very emotional scene inside Dulles airport this morning when an 11 y/o, held by ICE for 6+ months, reunited with his mother & grandmother. He claimed asylum at the border and was detained, yet the mom was already living legally in VA. She sued the Trump administration & won.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Sep 23
A U.S. Navy veteran with a history of promoting neo-Nazi & white supremacist ideas is being held for a psychiatric evaluation after police say he promised to commit a hate crime & had access to a machine gun.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Sep 23
Sheriff Michael Saudino, the elected sheriff of Bergen County, New Jersey, was recorded making racist comments about African Americans & the state's Sikh attorney general, as well as homophobic comments about the lieutenant governor.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Sep 23
Replying to @southerlymag
Read the rest of 's series here:
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Southern Poverty Law Center Sep 23
Replying to @splcenter
"This is a social justice issue. And if we don't address it as a social justice issue than these problems will persist." — Coleman-Flowers "If solutions can be found for countries outside the US, surely they can be found for rural Alabama." — Mary McIntyre, AL Dept Public Health
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Southern Poverty Law Center Sep 23
Replying to @splcenter
"When we found out that rural communities can flip elections, all of a sudden people are paying attention to rural communities. ... We have to get away from rural communities being treated like second-class citizens." — Coleman-Flowers
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Southern Poverty Law Center Sep 23
Replying to @eji_org
"We have found people who are paying waste water treatment fees and the sewage is running into their back yards." — 's Catherine Coleman-Flowers, Alabama Center for Rural Enterprise
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Southern Poverty Law Center Sep 23
We sat in on a community meeting hosted by yesterday to talk about public health in Hayneville, Alabama, where a lack of basic sewage infrastructure has led to a surge in poverty-related tropical diseases most often found in developing countries.
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