Southern Poverty Law Center

Subscribe to Southern Poverty Law Center feed
The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.
Updated: 9 hours 4 min ago

America's Only Coup D'État

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 09:57
North Carolina honors an elected black government that was violently overthrown by racist whites 120 years ago.

America's Only Coup D'Ètat

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 09:57
North Carolina honors an elected black government that was violently overthrown by racist whites 120 years ago.

Schools Out

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 09:53
Richard Spencer took universities, protesters by storm; they adjusted and brought his speaking tour to an end.

One Year Later: Leaders from ‘Unite the Right’ Fall From Grace

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 09:41
As they struggle, others step in and take their place.

The Invisible Hate Crime

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 09:23
Violence against people with disabilities is more widespread than you think 

Into Darkness

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 09:10
Inside an American white supremacist cult

Intelligence Briefs

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 07:59
The artist who created Pepe the Frog scores a legal win, Harim Vargas imagines himself as a ‘martyr’ for Trump, and more.

What's Next: Confronting Hate

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 07:46
One year after the deadly Charlottesville rally, it's past time to combat all the ways hate morphs into violence and crime in the U.S.

Injuries and arrests amid clashes at Patriot Prayer and Proud Boys rally in Portland

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 16:39
Multiple people, including a journalist, were injured and at least two people were arrested this afternoon in Portland, Oregon during clashes between police, counter-protesters and the far-right groups Patriot Prayer and the Proud Boys.

Portland police suspend some services citywide because of Patriot Prayer and Proud Boys rally

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 13:49
Police in Portland, Oregon announced this afternoon that they were suspending some services citywide because of tensions surrounding a rally being held by far-right groups Patriot Prayer and the Proud Boys.

Patriot Prayer and Proud Boys met by hundreds of counter-protesters in Portland

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 13:02
Protesters numbering at least 500 have shown up in Portland, Oregon today to counter a rally being held by far-right groups Patriot Prayer and the Proud Boys.

Blood & Dishonour

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 12:43
Greed, guns lead to Aryan Strikeforce’s downfall

Staff at Portland brew pub plans to shelter in basement during today's far-right march

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 11:12
Rental car agents are way too friendly in Portland, Oregon, but they mean it. They are happy to see visitors and accommodating with a sincere niceness that seems almost Canadian.

SPLC: Citizenship question in 2020 Census will chill responses, incite fear

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 13:49
Adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census form will serve no useful purpose, but will trigger mistrust, depress response rates, debase the quality of the information gathered, and increase the cost to taxpayers, the SPLC said in comments submitted today to the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Hate in Europe: July 2018

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:44
The following is a list of activities and events linked to American white supremacist, neo-Nazi, anti-LGBT, anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups and personalities in Europe. Organizations designated by the SPLC as hate groups are marked with an asterisk.

Roundup of anti-LGBT events and activities: 8/3/2018

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 10:27
The following is a list of activities and events of anti-LGBT organizations. Organizations listed as anti-LGBT hate groups are designated with an asterisk.

Hatewatch Headlines 8/3/2018

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 19:14
ADF, FRC find core principles rather malleable; Trump’s America sees hate spreading; Facebook, Instagram let neo-Nazis sell clothing; and more.

Weekend Read: When the Constitution is just a pretext and the “free speech” being defended is a threat

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:51
The threat of violence hangs over a rally that’s being staged by far-right groups in Portland, Oregon, today, nearly a year after the deadly white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Facebook's fight club: how the Proud Boys use the social media platform to vet their fighters

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 09:41
Want to join the far-right group the Proud Boys? Simply apply to your nearest regional vetting page on the world’s largest social network, Facebook.

Hatewatch Headlines 8/2/2018

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:08
‘QAnon’ ascends to mainstream at Trump rally; Tommy Robinson freed on bail, retrial set; Jones faces Sandy Hook parents’ wrath in the courtroom; and more.

Pages