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Teaching Tolerance report examines the rise of hate in schools

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 10:01
While disturbing incidents of hate and bias in schools are regularly reported in the news media, the incidents are just a fraction of what educators are encountering in schools across the country, a new study by the SPLC’s Teaching Tolerance project finds.

Hate at School

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 08:56
Something ugly is happening in America’s schools. And, it’s not going away.

Hate at School

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 13:08
Something ugly is happening in America’s schools. And, it’s not going away.

Prolific Alt-Right Propagandist's Identity Confirmed

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 12:44
Thanks to the anonymity of the internet, a man can become a major player in the white supremacist “alt-right” movement without ever revealing his face to his audience. And that’s just what Joseph Jordan did.

Court certifies class action in lawsuit on behalf of children detained by Trump administration

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 10:07
A federal court certified as a class action an SPLC lawsuit challenging the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement’s (ORR) policies and practices regarding the release of unaccompanied minors and the reunification of immigrant families – a ruling with the potential to help end the prolonged detention of immigrant children across the United States.

Shooting at Poway Synagogue Underscores Link Between Internet Radicalization and Violence

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 07:58
A shooting in a California synagogue in which police say a 19-year-old man killed one and injured three others underscores a link between online radicalization of white supremacists and terroristic violence.

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