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Sign on to the joint statement on the need to counter hate in schools

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:49
Add your name to the list of supporters who believe hate has no place in schools.

Buoyed by Trump’s SCOTUS pick, the anti-immigrant movement renews its attacks on the 14th Amendment

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:48
When President Donald Trump announced his latest U.S. Supreme Court pick, Brett Kavanaugh, in July, influential groups in the organized anti-immigrant movement could barely contain their excitement.

SPLC fights back against Trump administration's attack on immigrants

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 09:53
As a young boy in Honduras, Jose was no stranger to violence and murder.

Hatewatch Headlines 8/9/2018

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 21:23
Documentary exposes far-right ties to military; Majority think racial relations are worse; Hannity thanks Twitter CEO for not booting Infowars; and more.

Florida County Commissioner promotes anti-Muslim conspiracy theories

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:29
Okaloosa County, Florida, Commissioner Graham Fountain has made numerous social media posts promoting anti-Muslim conspiracy theories, including the belief that American Muslims currently running for elected office in the United States intend to replace our current system of laws with “sharia law.”  

Where are they now? Some of the key players in Unite the Right have faded from the scene over the last year

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:09
​The Unite the Right rally in August 2017 looked to be a coming-out party of sorts for the racist "alt-right" as well as a turning point for the white supremacist and white nationalist movement in the country.

Top platforms’ ouster of Infowars proof of evil conspiracy, as always, in Alex Jonesville

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 01:11
After being banned on YouTube, Facebook, Apple’s iTunes, Pinterest and Spotify, conspiracy-meister Jones comes up with a raft of new theories explaining it all as proof of a free-speech crackdown.

Hatewatch Headlines 8/8/2018

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 18:42
How Trump radicalized ICE; Half of Republicans like idea of Trump closing media; Kids learning Islamophobia through their textbooks; and more.

Francis Cissna, head of USCIS, to address anti-immigrant hate group Center for Immigration Studies next week

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:03
Francis Cissna, the current director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), is scheduled to appear at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on August 15 to speak at an event sponsored by the anti-immigrant hate group Center for Immigration Studies (CIS).

Top Trump administration immigration official to appear at hate group event

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:19
The head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is scheduled to appear next week at an event hosted by an anti-immigrant hate group that’s part of a network of organizations founded by white nationalist John Tanton.

SPLC refutes Sessions’ comments about hate group designations

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 13:09
The SPLC today forcefully responded to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ recent attack over its hate group labeling.

SPLC releases new Intelligence Report, including special section on 'Confronting Hate'

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:41
In this issue of the Intelligence Report, we shine a light on those facing hate who are often overlooked, in our special section Confronting Hate. We also share stories to help our readers understand the scope of the hate problem and provide actionable suggestions for how to address it.

As "Unite the Right 2" approaches, few big names expected for rally amid lots of questions about size, speakers

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:07
​Jason Kessler has been all over the map about how large his planned “Unite the Right 2” rally in Washington, D.C., will be and even who will attend.

Hatewatch Headlines 8/7/2018

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 20:20
Right-wing media defend Alex Jones; White supremacists keep lower profile now; Emmett Till’s memorial sign being repeatedly shot up; and more.

Action Alert: Tell the U.S. Department of Commerce that the citizenship question in the 2020 Census must go

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 14:14
The U.S. Department of Commerce wants to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. It serves no useful purpose. In fact, it will skew the data by depressing response rates — while increasing the cost to taxpayers.

One year after Charlottesville

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:51
A year ago this coming Saturday, hundreds of racists marched through the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, leaving death in their wake and a stunned nation seeking answers and leadership.

On eve of Washington, D.C, rally, Jason Kessler drops lawsuit against Charlottesville

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 10:35
The organizer of the deadly “Unite the Right” rally is dropping his legal fight with Charlottesville over how the city issues permits and the denial of permission to hold a second rally in town this year.

Hatewatch Headlines 8/6/2018

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 01:40
Anti-Muslim groups overlap with extremists; Survivors tell the tale of bias crimes; Kobach’s documents cast doubt on Trump’s claims; and more.

The Wrath of Con

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 10:03
Once upon a time, there was a hero. 

The Brawler

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 10:01
The hard-charging neo-Nazi from East Texas known as Azzmador was supposed to take the alt-right’s ground game to the next level. 

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