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The Southern Poverty Law Center combats hate, intolerance, and discrimination through education and litigation. Founded in 1971. Cover: AP Photo/Matt Rourke
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"Conversion therapy necessarily is fraudulent because it is based on the lie that LGBTQ people can and should be fixed." — SPLC's David Dinielli
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“There are threats of physical restraint and psychological coercion, exactly the kind of harm that Congress intended to prevent against when writing the TVPA.” --PLC's Meredith Stewart
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David Duke may be a failed politician, but his sole win — 30 years ago, to the Louisiana statehouse — and racist rhetoric couched as mainstream conservatism continue to influence candidates and lawmakers today.
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In April, Congress held a hearing on the threat of violent white supremacy in the US. But that hearing was derailed by conservatives who argued — falsely — that the real threat comes from the left.
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We still may have two weeks to stop Trump's heinous plan to mass deport children and families -- the "family op." ICE isn't allowed to hold kids in adult detention facilities. So it has to use hotel rooms to hold kids & families. NO hotels should be
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Southern Poverty Law Center 20h
We're suing the Trump administration for holding immigrants who are unable to afford bail in prison. The practice of wealth-based detention is unconstitutional and significantly hinders a person’s ability to defend their case and support their family.
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"Symbols celebrating white supremacy were strategically placed in public spaces across the U.S. to intimidate African Americans into believing that even though they were free citizens of the US, they were still inferior to whites." — SPLC's Lecia Brooks
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A man who authorities say wanted to start a race war stayed on the social network Gab for days after he was arrested for allegedly inciting violence on it, according to a review.
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Many of our nation's immigrant stories are not so different from those of families who are striving to be part of the American Dream today. Celebrate the courage demonstrated by immigrant communities. Join us this !
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Keisha Lance Bottoms Jun 21
Atlanta stands with our immigrant communities. Please be prepared.
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Keisha Lance Bottoms Jun 21
Atlanta apoya a nuestra comunidad inmigrante. Por favor estén preparados.
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Alvaro Bedoya Jun 20
1/ Darlyn Cristabel Cordova-Valle hadn’t seen her mom in 9 years. She came here to see her mom. She was hospitalized soon after she got here. Her mom asked for Darlyn to be released to her. The government refused. She died on September 29 in our government’s custody. She was 10.
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Actress Laverne Cox hasn't just become the first transgender actress to win awards for her roles in television. Through her advocacy for LGBTQIA+ rights, she's elevated the visibility of her entire community. This , we're recognizing LGBTQ+ trailblazers.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 24
To comply with state and federal law, the LA. Dept. of Education, schools, school districts should work together annually to collect and publish accurate data on: ✓ school-based arrests ✓ referrals to law enforcement ✓ school resource officer data
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 23
Right-wing militia groups in the Pacific Northwest have mobilized to support GOP reps who walked out of the statehouse to prevent a vote on a greenhouse bill. They’re threatening violence if forced to return. This isn't how democracy works.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 23
RIGHT NOW: We're talking to Deborah Gonzalez on Open Records about Confederate monuments, our Whose Heritage report & the University of Georgia’s (Athens campus) annual public display of the Constitution of the Confederate States of America. Tune in!
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 23
In 1965, James Reeb was murdered while in Selma for the voting rights marches. 3 men charged in the attack were acquitted. A 4th man who could have been tried for murder w/ the others was ID'ed during an investigation by AL reporters.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 23
The song “El corrido de David y Goliat” teaches immigrants about the rights they can exercise when interacting with law enforcement and immigration authorities.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 23
Trump is creating fear & chaos by targeting immigrant families to deport & jail to rile up his base for 2020. This is another ugly stain on America’s moral standing. We've created a guide for immigrant families.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Jun 23
Urgent: Congress must CUT all funding from ICE and CBP! Trump keeps asking for money so that the Deportation Force can continue arresting & detaining our loved ones! The vote could come early this week. ☎️ CALL NOW: 210-702-3059
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