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Catalyst for racial justice in the South and beyond, working in partnership with communities to dismantle white supremacy, strengthen intersectional movements..

Montgomery, Alabama
Joined August 2009
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Southern Poverty Law Center
9 minutes ago
Check out our summer reading list. "The Bluest Eye" was Toni Morrison’s 1st novel, heralded for its boldness of vision. Black 11-year-old Pecola prays for her eyes to turn blue so that she will be as beloved as all the blond, blue-eyed American kids.
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Southern Poverty Law Center
3 hours ago
Learn more about the 96-year-old South Florida resident who recently earned her associate degree after postponing her college career to care for her family. Read it now:
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Southern Poverty Law Center
7 hours ago
Florida Education Commissioner Manny Diaz told school districts to ignore federal guidelines aimed at protecting students and teachers from discrimination because of sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Southern Poverty Law Center
a day ago
We signed a letter highlighting immediate actions the Biden administration should take to #EndRemainInMexico after the Supreme Court ruled the policy can be terminated. The time is ripe for the administration to take action.
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Southern Poverty Law Center
a day ago
The SPLC is taking our work toward advocating for #RacialJustice in the U.S. international – for the first time. The delegation of members of SPLC leadership and local advocates will travel to address a @UN committee in #Geneva , #Switzerland . Read:
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Southern Poverty Law Center
a day ago
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is one of the most important and successful civil rights statutes ever enacted. It's past time for Congress to restore and strengthen it. #RestoreTheVRA #VRA57
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Southern Poverty Law Center
a day ago
Children’s books are an ideal way for students to connect with and learn about history. But what do we do when authors misrepresent that history? Dr. Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, an associate professor at @PennGSE , explains the importance of honest history.
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Southern Poverty Law Center
a day ago
Nashville's Youth Poet Laureate, @Alora_young , traces her maternal line through Tennessee's civil rights, reconstruction, and slavery. Her debut poetry book chronicles the lives of the seven women in her maternal line who she's able to name.
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Southern Poverty Law Center
a day ago
According to the American Immigration Council, single adults were responsible for more than half of all border apprehensions last year. Without contacts in the U.S., many asylum seekers find themselves on the street as they await immigration hearings.
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Southern Poverty Law Center
2 days ago
Lawmakers have introduced an amendment that would allow those who have been in the U.S. for at least eight years to stay until a visa number for a green card becomes available, or they can obtain another status.
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Southern Poverty Law Center
2 days ago
The sheriff denies the complaints are true, but stories of mistreatment from people detained there have been strikingly similar over the years. The @ACLU encourages the use of body cameras and is pushing for unannounced inspections and legal action against the facility.
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Southern Poverty Law Center
2 days ago
After 16 human rights groups filed a complaint about inhumane conditions at Baker Country Detention Center in Macclenny, Fla., the Baker County Sheriff granted news cameras access to the facility.
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Southern Poverty Law Center
2 days ago
The #CivilWar ended 150+ years ago, yet over 2,000 Confederate memorials stand, and false “Lost Cause” narratives fan the fires of white nationalism. Our #WhoseHeritage report tracks Confederate memorials across the U.S. View the latest info below.
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Southern Poverty Law Center
2 days ago
We are glad the wrong of McLean being appointed to the @VaDHR_SHPO 's board was righted. The upcoming anniversary of the #Charlottesville rally is a mark on #Virginia 's history – a reminder of what happens when extremism & white supremacist beliefs advance.
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