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Prior to last year’s League of the South (LOS) National Conference, Hatewatch profiled leaders of the neo-Confederate LOS, including president Michael Hill, chief of staff Michael Tubbs and various other affiliates and supporters of the organization, including chief of security/intel John Mark “Tiny” Malone.
As League of the South founder Michael Hill pushes the organization in a more militant direction, he’s getting a little star power in his leadership.
The First Freedom, a stalwart publication of the neo-Confederate movement, appears to be nearing its demise.
Far right celebrates newsroom attack; Religious right has Roe in its sights; White supremacists’ campus propaganda soaring; and more.
Milo Yiannopoulos reacts to Maryland newspaper killings: 'I wasn't serious' about hoping journalists would be shot
Well before any motive or suspect was announced in Thursday’s mass shooting at a Maryland newspaper, racist "alt-right" figure Milo Yiannopoulos was already playing defense about comments he recently made saying he was looking forward to vigilantes “gunning journalists down on sight.”
SPLC sponsoring, participating in national day of action to protest Trump’s cruel anti-immigrant policies
The Southern Poverty Law Center is a national sponsor for the “Families Belong Together” rallies on Saturday to protest President Trump’s inhumane immigration policies.
Human rights activists in North Idaho have confronted the Aryan Nations, the stigma of Ruby Ridge, Phineas Priest bank bombers and assorted other white supremacists. They’ve seen racist flyers, billboards, parades and cross-burnings. Now, they’re dealing with racist robocalls and vile, antisemitic podcasts.
A Texas man awaiting execution in a notorious hate crime is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to save him.
Judge halts family separations at border; Far-right voices froth about a civil war; Heimbach says he’s done with politics for good; and more.
A bad week just got much worse.
The far-right provocateur tells reporters he hopes angry conservatives start assassinating them, and the alt-right '14/88ers' love the idea.
It’s far too early for our elected officials or anyone else who cares about the future of our state to break out the champagne and celebrate Louisiana’s progress in reducing its enormous incarceration rate.
Antigovernment flyers contaminated with a deadly drug have been found on several sheriff's patrol cars in Houston, prompting a public warning.
An Ohio man has been charged with more than 30 hate crimes, including intentionally killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer, for his actions during the disastrous “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Russell Walker, who is running for the state legislature in North Carolina, believes in advocating term limits, supporting the Second Amendment right to bear arms, ending the war on drugs – and that God is a racist and a white supremacist.
A white supremacist who avoided attempted murder charges in Florida is back in a Texas jail, this time on gun possession charges.
ADF behind key anti-abortion ruling; U.S. may strip thousands of citizenship; Milo calls for death squads for journalists; and more.
The SPLC is requesting documents from the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and the Department of Justice about a Trump administration decision to weaken protections for transgender people who are incarcerated by requiring that they be housed according to their “biological sex.”
A Washington State Patrol trooper who flew a Confederate flag above his parked police cruiser claimed he was not aware of the “implications” of such a symbol.
President Trump tweets outrageous things so often that it’s tempting just to shrug them off.