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SPLC sues Florida school district for arming inadequately trained ‘school safety assistants’ with guns

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 13:41
M.D. is a fourth-grader who likes to play baseball, and science is his favorite subject.

Roosh is still using his Twitter for harassment campaigns—and even he isn't sure why Twitter is letting him

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 08:30
Even male supremacist pick-up artist Roosh is wondering why he’s still on Twitter. 

Roosh is still using his Twitter for harassment campaigns—and even he isn’t sure why Twitter is letting him

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 08:30
Even male supremacist pick-up artist Roosh is wondering why he’s still on Twitter. 

Hatewatch Headlines 11/28/2018

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 18:49
Facebook discrimination review still a mystery; Neuroscience explains bigotry’s persistence; Proud Boys' new rules including less fighting; and more.

Are white nationalists turning on Trump?

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 14:57
“The Trump moment is over, and it’s time for us to move on,” white nationalist Richard Spencer announced to his followers late on the evening of Nov. 19, 2018.

Patriot Movement AZ leader arrested for assault at 'free speech' rally

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 13:57
A leader of the anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim group Patriot Movement AZ (PMAZ) was arrested by police earlier this month for allegedly assaulting a woman who was filming him at a “free speech” rally his group organized.

Hatewatch Headlines 11/27/2018

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 17:42
Right wing violence on the rise in the US; Stormer got its start with a little help from dad; McInnes’ disavowals won’t end Proud Boys’ appeal; and more.

SPLC statement on migrants struck with tear gas at the border

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:06
U.S. authorities fired tear gas at migrants who were seeking asylum at the border from Mexico over the weekend, leaving children screaming and coughing.

Hatewatch Headlines 11/26/2018

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 20:30
Border Patrol lobs tear gas at migrants in Tijuana; South African president refutes Trump; Hyde-Smith attended ‘seg academy’; and more.

Neo-Nazi sympathizer James Alex Fields Jr., faces jury over deadly actions, decision at 'Unite the Right'

Sun, 11/25/2018 - 10:20
James Alex Fields Jr., paused in his Dodge Challenger as he stared at a diverse group at the foot of a road crossing the downtown pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, Virginia.

SPLC vows to sue Trump administration again over second approval of Kentucky Medicaid waiver scheme

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 07:09
The SPLC said today that it will sue the Trump administration again for approving Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver plan a second time. This lawsuit will be brought in collaboration with the National Health Law Program (NHELP) and the Kentucky Equal Justice Center (KEJC). The law firm Jenner & Block is representing NHELP in the lawsuit.

Photos: Hope and despair at the border

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 05:50
As thousands of Central American migrants make their way through Mexico toward the U.S. border, anti-immigrant extremists are reacting with unwarranted fear-mongering. 

Hatewatch Headlines 11/21/2018

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 01:10
Neo-Nazis create a national training network; Proud Boys cash out with Amazon; Judge blocks Trump’s ban on asylum seekers at border; and more.

Weekend Read: These white Southerners changed their views on race. Your family can, too.

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 09:42
Today, many of us will sit around tables with family members who don’t share our politics, our belief systems or even our values.

Following SPLC lawsuit, judge blocks president’s asylum ban

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 09:29
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from denying asylum to migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border between ports of entry.

SPLC sues Trump administration for records detailing rollback of protections for transgender people in prison

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 09:00
The SPLC, along with Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, sued the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) today.

Hatewatch Headlines 11/20/2018

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 20:55
FBI classifies Proud Boys as ‘extremist group’; Vote suppressor headed for a judgeship; Troops on Mexico border heading home now; and more.

SPLC sues Alabama for unlawfully suspending thousands of driver’s licenses

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 14:36
Whenever Lakendra Cook sees a police officer, her heart starts pounding.

Hatewatch Headlines 11/19/2018

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:49
House Democrats are already in extremists’ sights; White nationalism spreads among Orthodox Jews; Neo-Nazi brothers hid in plain sight; and more.

SPLC wins temporary stay for journalist whose work challenged ICE

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 13:40
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this week postponed the removal of Spanish-language journalist Manuel Duran for two weeks.