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Trump Official Who Once Led Hate Group Resigns Ombudsman Role

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 10/31/2019 - 10:34
Julie Kirchner, a nativist hard-liner with ties to an anti-immigrant hate group, has resigned as ombudsman at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

‘We Vote! Mississippi’ encourages people to vote on Nov. 5

Southern Poverty Law Center - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 11:49
Lindsey Vaughn walked briskly along a curvy, tree-lined street in a quiet neighborhood of modest homes.

Anti-LGBTQ Group's Compound Ordered Sold for $2.8 million

Southern Poverty Law Center - Tue, 10/29/2019 - 10:44
A judge has ordered the remote compound of the anti-LGBTQ group Aggressive Christianity Missionary Training Corps sold for $2.8 million.

After another death, will ICE finally atone for its actions?

Southern Poverty Law Center - Fri, 10/25/2019 - 10:01
Roylan Hernandez-Diaz, an asylum-seeker from Cuba, was found dead in his cell on Oct. 16 at Richwood Correctional Center in Louisiana.

Weekend Read: If your vote didn’t matter, they wouldn’t fight so hard to block it.

Southern Poverty Law Center - Fri, 10/25/2019 - 08:53
At the intersection of race and politics in the United States lies voter suppression – the array of laws and election practices intended to make it harder for people of color to vote.

YouTube Yanks Second Red Ice Channel

Southern Poverty Law Center - Wed, 10/23/2019 - 11:34
YouTube has taken down a second Red Ice channel after the hate network tried to circumvent the media giant’s initial ban.

YouTube Takes Down Red Ice’s Main Channel

Southern Poverty Law Center - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 14:57
YouTube removed one of the most prominent video news outlets for white nationalists, Red Ice, from its platform.

Mar-a Lago to Host Anti-Muslim Group after Booting Earlier Event

Southern Poverty Law Center - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 10:19
Another anti-Muslim group is scheduled to hold an event at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort.

Anti-immigrant Group Leader Maria Espinoza Runs for Congress Again

Southern Poverty Law Center - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 08:53
Maria Espinoza, the national director of the anti-immigrant hate group the Remembrance Project, is running again for Congress in her home district in Texas.

League of the South Calls for Backup at Confederate Protest

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 08:47
The neo-Confederate League of the South (LOS) has summoned members to Pittsboro, North Carolina, on Saturday to protest the removal of a Confederate statue.

Trump’s latest policy assault on immigrants is cruel and unnecessary

Southern Poverty Law Center - Fri, 10/11/2019 - 11:08
Last week the Trump administration renewed its attack on immigrants, this time limiting admission to our country to only people who can prove they will have health insurance coverage within 30 days of entering the United States. 

A minimum wage hike in Florida is both popular and practical

Southern Poverty Law Center - Fri, 10/11/2019 - 07:52
A proposed initiative to raise Florida’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026 is gathering momentum and is almost certain to be on the state’s ballot when voters go to the polls to choose a president in 2020.

White Supremacist William Fears to Get Five Years in Prison

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 15:50
William Henry Fears IV, an avowed racist with a lengthy criminal record, has agreed to a plea deal of five years for choking his former girlfriend.

Weekend Read: On Monday, observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Southern Poverty Law Center - Thu, 10/10/2019 - 13:28
Monday may be the federally recognized holiday of Columbus Day, but millions across the country will instead observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day, now officially observed in some states and cities.

Trump Returns to Values Voter Summit on Saturday

Southern Poverty Law Center - Wed, 10/09/2019 - 11:40
President Donald Trump will address the Values Voter Summit on Saturday, the White House confirmed.

Mar-a-Lago Pulls Plug on Anti-Muslim Hate Group’s Gala

Southern Poverty Law Center - Mon, 10/07/2019 - 15:28
The Trump Organization says the anti-Muslim hate group ACT for America’s Nov. 7 gala is no longer welcome at the president’s Mar-a-Lago resort.

Beyond Bars: Life before and after incarceration in Alabama

Southern Poverty Law Center - Mon, 10/07/2019 - 08:49
As criminal justice and prison reform take center stage in Alabama politics, Alabamians for Fair Justice, a broad coalition of advocates supported by the SPLC and other organizations, are working to lift up the voices of people directly affected by the criminal justice system.

Anti-Muslim Hate Group to Hold Gala at Mar-a-Lago

Southern Poverty Law Center - Fri, 10/04/2019 - 08:30
An anti-Muslim hate group that claims to have close ties to the White House is hosting its annual gala at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, with tickets starting at $1,500.

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