SPLC Intelligence Report: Deadly radical-right violence examined
In the wake of a neo-Nazi’s deadly attack at Jewish facilities in Kansas last month, the new issue of the SPLC Intelligence Report explores the white supremacist movement through the eyes of a former racist skinhead and an FBI informant, and examines the role of the Internet in promoting racist violent
Alabama schools violating federal law by discouraging enrollment of immigrants
The SPLC notifies schools across Alabama that they are violating federal law by requiring Social Security numbers or other information that discourages or denies enrollment to children of immigrants.
Teaching Tolerance magazine offers road map to help teachers create anti-bias curriculum
A first-of-its-kind road map from Teaching Tolerance that points the way for teachers to implement anti-bias education at every grade level will help them build classroom environments that encourage diversity, equity and justice, according to the latest issue of Teaching Tolerance magazine, released today.
SPLC uncovers deplorable conditions at Alabama jail, urges Department of Justice to investigate
The SPLC today urged the Justice Department to investigate the Jefferson County Jail in Birmingham, Ala. – an overcrowded lock-up where violence, neglect and abuse are common, especially for children.
Obama administration affirms that charter schools must protect civil rights of all students
Managing Attorney - Louisiana The U.S. Department of Education today issued important guidance clarifying that the nation’s charter schools must not discriminate against children on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or language barriers.
Living up to the promise of Brown v. Board
May 17 marks the 60th anniversary of the historic Supreme Court ruling that outlawed school segregation. The SPLC’s founder discusses the ways our nation’s progress has stalled.
SPLC demands Georgia Department of Corrections provide transgender prisoner with necessary hormone treatment
Since entering a Georgia prison in 2012, a transgender woman has been denied the hormones she needs to maintain her gender identity. The SPLC today demanded that prison officials provide the therapy or risk a federal lawsuit.
SPLC delivers petition demanding Florida governor end state-sponsored discrimination against minority students
The SPLC today delivered a petition signed by more than 5,800 people to Florida Gov. Rick Scott demanding that the state stop discriminating against black and Hispanic students by setting lower academic goals for students of color.
SPLC praises Obama administration effort to ensure public school access for all children
The Obama administration has taken an important step to protect every child’s right to a public education, outlining the legal responsibilities of schools to provide equal access regardless of national origin or immigration status.
SPLC report: Extremist propaganda is distorting the debate over the Common Core State Standards
The fierce grassroots campaign threatening to derail the Common Core State Standards is being fueled by far-right propaganda that relies heavily on distortions, outright falsehoods and demonizing conspiracy theories promoted by antigovernment extremists, according to a new SPLC report.