Hate crimes and hate groups have spiked since Donald Trump won the presidential election. Heidi Beirich of the Southern Poverty Law Center explains what’s behind this new reality and how the Trump administration has emboldened white supremacists.
A new petition from the SPLC and an organization of teachers is calling on Donald Trump to denounce violence being carried out in his name.
On the night of the first 2016 presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump on September 26, I met a friend at his place for a quick bite before we headed to watch the event at an East Village bar.
While most recognize "White Lives Matter" as a thin-veil covering horrid, racist ideologies, many (too many) insist that a double-standard for critique exists.
A new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center shines a light on a disturbing trend.
This majestic mountain setting attracts many gun-owning libertarians who rightly cherish the freedom of speech without which our liberties would perish. In addition, it has attracted a small community of anti-Semitic conspiracy theorists.
The Southern Poverty Law Center says Donald Trump "electrified the radical right."
Extremists from America's far right wing have carried out well over half of the deadliest terror attacks on American soil since 9/11. Experts on terrorism agree, but argue that some conservative politicians downplay this fact. The question is why?
If anyone had a legitimate question about the racist underpinnings of Kobach's anti-immigrant activism, his association with white nationalists certainly clarifies things.
At least four predominantly black churches have caught fire in the last week, including at least three that have been the
This morning, we filed an ethics complaint against Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore over his public statements urging the governor and state judges to defy federal law and continue to enforce Alabama's ban on same-sex marriages.
Wallace made his choice, and these days people in Alabama for the most part want to forget George C. Wallace.
RNC Chair Reince Priebus yesterday said something predictable and something startling in response to the Supreme Court's refusal to overturn court decisions clearing the way for same-sex marriage.
Here's what we've learned after 12 years of doing Mix: When students interact with those who are different from them, biases and mis-perceptions can fall away. That sounds like a good goal for all of us, including our elected representatives.
PJ Newton and the civil rights group Southern Poverty Law Center have filed a federal lawsuit accusing the town of Shannon, Mississippi of an unconstitutional denial of Newton's application to run a LGBT-friendly bar. We'll hear her story.
A new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center found that the Alliance Defending Freedom, an Arizona-based anti-gay religious
While the more mainstream anti-government Tea Party movement faded from view as the GOP co-opted it in the past few years