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President Trump has just nominated another right-wing ideologue to the Supreme Court – and it’s hard to overstate the implications.
The following is a list of activities and events of anti-immigrant organizations and individuals. Organizations listed as anti-immigrant hate groups are designated with an asterisk.
It’s an open question whether Sylvia Rivera left home or was thrown out. Either way, she said she was relieved to be rid of the “viejita” – or little old lady – who was embarrassed by the child she considered an effeminate grandson.
Editor's note: On June 25, two months after this interview, Chris Eddy died. Her funeral service will be held today – July 6.
An Ohio man has pleaded not guilty to more than two dozen federal hate crime charges stemming from the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017.
The fortune behind Trump’s immigration scheme; Separated families forced to pay for airfare; Tweets may spur hate crimes, study finds; and more.
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 listed as hate groups are designated with an asterisk.
Hate crimes reported to police in America’s 10 largest cities went up by 12.5 percent in 2017, according to a new analysis, making it the fourth consecutive year U.S. hate crime reports in those areas have increased.
Half the nation thinks Trump is racist; Migrants enduring horrific conditions; Are algorithms destroying American society? And more.
On the eve of July 4, Independence Day, the Trump administration once again demonstrated its callousness toward the most vulnerable members of society.
We are deeply disappointed in the Trump administration’s decision today to move forward in rescinding a set of Obama-era policies that permit the consideration of race in college admissions decisions.
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.
Ex-judicial nominee at DOJ, picking nominees; Immigrant-crime office has little to show; Far right lining up behind Amy Coney Barrett for court; and more.
Authorities in Harris County, Texas, have reversed course and are now saying antigovernment flyers found on sheriff’s cars were not contaminated with the opioid drug fentanyl.
Patriot Prayer buses in activists from around the country, gets them into a fighting mood, and then tries to confront their opposition. It ends badly.
U.N. document on racism gutted by U.S.; Lynching a federal hate crime under Senate bill; Annapolis shooter’s murky links to the alt-right; and more.
Members of the racist group, League of the South, gathered to meet and make their views known publicly, but heavy rain kept them indoors and away from the limelight.
A federal judge today blocked the Trump administration’s approval of Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver plan, stating that the government acted in an “arbitrary and capricious" manner in approving the plan.
Fred Korematsu was 23 when he defied the order sending him to an internment camp.
After five people were gunned down in their own newsroom, the normally feisty editorial page of the Capital-Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, went silent Friday.