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FBI, SPLC Reports Detail Increase in American Hate Crimes

The Southern Poverty Law Centered counted 201 hate crimes in the days immediately following the general election.

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UPDATE: Baltimore Ends Contract With Attorney After Revelation of White Supremacist Ties

Glen Keith Allen said that he distanced himself from White supremacist organization National Alliance. The Southern Poverty Law Center just published records that show he donated to the group in 2003.

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Louisiana Judge, Facing Federal Lawsuit, Temporarily Stops Jailing People for Minor Fines

The Southern Poverty Law Center alleges that Judge Robert Black is running a “modern-day debtors’ prison.”

Should Birmingham Police Be Allowed to Pepper Spray Students?

From 2006 to 2011, police in Birmingham public schools pepper sprayed at least 300 students

As Election 2012 Nears, Hate Groups at Record High

For the third year in a row, the American radical right expands dramatically, led by the antigovernment ‘Patriot’ movement.