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Weekend Read: Neo-Nazi leader must pay more than $14 million in damages

Sat, 08/10/2019 - 10:31
A federal judge has ruled in an SPLC lawsuit that neo-Nazi leader Andrew Anglin must pay more than $14 million in damages for using his website to launch an antisemitic campaign of terror against a Jewish woman and her family.

White Nationalist State Department Official Surfaces in Photographs

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:19
Hatewatch has obtained images of Matthew Q. Gebert, a State Department official who is involved in the white nationalist movement.

Judge: Neo-Nazi must pay more than $14 million to Jewish woman targeted by harassment campaign

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 14:58
A federal judge adopted a recommendation that the publisher of a major neo-Nazi website must pay more than $14 million in damages to a Jewish woman targeted for a relentless barrage of antisemitic threats and messages by the neo-Nazi and his followers.

SPLC statement on Mississippi immigration raids

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 06:57
Southern Poverty Law Center Attorney Julia Solórzano, with the SPLC’s Immigrant Justice Project, issued the following statement on today's workplace raids in Mississippi:

U.S. State Department Official Involved in White Nationalist Movement, Hatewatch Determines

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 07:16
A U.S. State Department official oversaw the Washington, D.C.-area chapter of a white nationalist organization, hosted white nationalists at his home and published white nationalist propaganda online, Hatewatch has determined.

U.S. State Department Official Involved in White Nationalist Movement, Hatewatch Determines

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 07:16
A U.S. State Department official oversaw the Washington, D.C.-area chapter of a white nationalist organization, hosted white nationalists at his home and published white nationalist propaganda online, Hatewatch has determined.

Our hearts are heavy. Again.

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 13:22
Our hearts are heavy. Again.

El Paso Massacre Galvanizes Accelerationists

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 12:22
The domestic terror incident this past weekend in El Paso has energized the growing “accelerationist” bloc of the white power movement, which argues violence is the only way to achieve its goal of creating a white, non-Jewish ethnostate.

New Civil Rights Memorial to be installed on 54th anniversary of Voting Rights Act

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 08:54
Jimmie Lee Jackson was beaten and shot by Alabama state troopers during a peaceful voting rights march on Feb. 18, 1965.

Hate is Alive in America—El Paso Shooting

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 08:44
A manifesto from shooter promotes white nationalist talking points as white nationalists mock those killed in the shooting

Hate is Alive in America—El Paso Shooting

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 08:44
A manifesto from shooter promotes white nationalist talking points as white nationalists mock those killed in the shooting

White Nationalists Praise El Paso Attack and Mock the Dead

Sun, 08/04/2019 - 13:01
White nationalists, who have employed terroristic rhetoric with increased enthusiasm in recent months, expressed solidarity with the man who police say killed at least 20 people in El Paso, Texas on Saturday.

El Paso Shooting Suspect May Have Authored Manifesto Containing White Nationalist Talking Points

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 15:04
The suspect in a shooting that left 20 people dead at an El Paso Walmart may have posted and liked anti-immigrant leaning remarks on what appears to be his Twitter account.

Weekend Read: The SPLC fights an internal threat to our democracy

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 05:59
In his recent testimony before Congress, Special Counsel Robert Mueller pointedly warned the nation about Russia’s ongoing attempts to meddle in our nation’s elections.

Militias Capitalizing on GOP Rhetoric Heading Into Election Season

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:27
A militia network’s enthusiasm to lend paramilitary support to Oregon’s Republican senators last month could be a bellwether for the 2020 campaign season.

How We Did It

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 13:40
To put together this report, the SPLC submitted a public records request to obtain Community Corrections Plans sent to the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC), most often annually, for each county or group of counties operating a community corrections program.

Opportunity Costs: Unequal Justice in Alabama’s Community Corrections Programs

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 13:36
Tella Barnett fears she’ll end up behind bars again if she gets behind on her payments.

New report reveals employers, other details about troubled J-1 summer work travel program

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 14:23
The students from the Dominican Republic were told that they could experience American culture while working at resorts and ice cream shops.

Texas sheriff who stars on reality show fails to publicly address sexist images posted on Facebook by one of his top officers

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 14:21
Stories about law enforcement officers disciplined for posting offensive images or words on Facebook are increasingly popping up in the news.

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