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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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Southern Poverty Law Center 2h
Santos Chirino said he'd be murdered if he were deported. He was deported anyway – and 6 months later, he was murdered. There are more than 60 more stories like his. How deportation can literally be a death sentence in the latest Weekend Read:
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Southern Poverty Law Center 18h
"I’m in Tijuana, mom. I’m sorry that I haven’t been able to message you, mom. I know that you’ve been thinking about me, mom. I’m fine, I’m with friends, mom. I love you so much, you know it, mom. I love you so much, so much, mom. And how are my brothers?"
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Southern Poverty Law Center 19h
The Confederacy was on the wrong side of history — and humanity. It's past time to stop glorifying Confederate symbols. It's time to .
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Southern Poverty Law Center 20h
"I look American. I act American. I dress American. I am an American," Carlos Jaime Torres said in 2016. He was deported to Mexico in 2010, despite his status as a Vietnam veteran. He returned home to TX to be buried in a veterans' cemetery yesterday.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 21h
Dropping the ball on right-wing extremism; PewDiePie’s ties to bigots spells trouble; Alt-right recruiting from ranks of Trump-loving evangelicals; and more in today's headlines.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 22h
Congress must reject white nationalism and recognizes it as a threat to the rights and safety of all people. That’s why we’re calling on them to before Jan 3. Learn more and take action:
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Southern Poverty Law Center 23h
Minneapolis has voted to allow residential structures with up to three dwelling units in every neighborhood, ending single-family zoning. It's a step toward ending the city's affordable-housing crisis — and racial segregation.
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Southern Poverty Law Center 24h
5 attacks — including 4 arson fires — at Jehovah’s Witnesses worship houses in Washington state appear to be hate crimes. "It is inevitable that innocent people will be injured or killed if these incidents go unchecked."
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Southern Poverty Law Center Dec 14
"James Fields won't be the last person to commit a hate crime, and Heather Heyer won't be the last victim of racism. But if this case teaches us anything, it's that the vast majority of people won't tolerate these egregious acts."
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Southern Poverty Law Center Dec 14
For many of the parents whose children were separated from them, returning to the U.S. to seek asylum is the only way to see them again.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Dec 14
A child has died while in the custody of US Customs and Border Patrol.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Dec 13
Arkansas is considering cutting Medicaid coverage to assisted living facilities that provide care for people with disabilities and elderly people. That's unacceptable.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Dec 13
In November, Floridians voted to restore voting rights to people with past convictions. Now, FL legislators are trying to undermine that decision, saying they need clarification on the law. But, the law was written clearly to make it easy to understand.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Dec 13
Counties in Mississippi spend $100 million each year to jail people who have not yet been convicted of a crime. That's unacceptable.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Dec 13
The Trump administration has proposed using immigrants' credit scores to determine whether or not they are eligible for a green card, which will disadvantage people who "may not have been in the country long enough to develop extensive credit histories."
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Southern Poverty Law Center Dec 13
Replying to @splcenter
Arming teachers and other school staff will not make schools safer. We're suing Duval County's schools for arming poorly trained "School Safety Assistants."
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Southern Poverty Law Center Dec 13
Arming teachers will threaten our most vulnerable children, turning schools from safe, welcoming, and inclusive environments into sites of potential danger and trauma.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Dec 13
Replying to @splcenter
We've covered this: Proud Boys is a hate group.
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Southern Poverty Law Center Dec 13
ABC News: Do you think white supremacy exists in the US? Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes: Not to any measurable degree. We track extremism. White supremacy is alive and well in the US.
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Hatewatch Dec 13
Alex McNabb is an EMT in Virginia. He’s also the co-host of a neo-Nazi podcast where he regularly refers to his black patients as “animals.” And that’s not all. Here are a few of McNabb’s recent posts.
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