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  1. the Buzz 2: Anger Erupts Over Anti-Racism RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Planet Jackson Hole

    ... how misunderstood the Black Lives Matter movement is in America, and right here in Jackson Hole. Southern Poverty Law Center president J. Richard Cohen explained in TIME magazine: "The backlash to [Black Lives Matter], in some ways, reflects a broad ...

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  2. Letter: Trump tax secretsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    ... substantial donations to the Ku Klux Klan and the 702 other Active Hate Groups listed by the Southern Poverty Law Center. The overall fact that the candidate refuses to release his tax returns for me translates into "Anybody But Trump!" A ...

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  3. 20 years ago, a book by an African American warning of a 'Coming Race War' was pannedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... the United States widely regarded as being the worst in recent memory. Earlier this month, the Southern Poverty Law Center, which monitors hate groups, noted an increase in chatter among such groups about starting a race war after a sniper killed ...

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  4. KKK recruitment fliers distributed in Syracuse, LiverpoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Post-Standard

    ... fliers distributed in Liverpool. The KKK has been labeled the nation's oldest hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. As of 2015, groups affiliated with the KKK operated in the New York state communities of Plattsburgh, Hampton Bays and New ...

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  5. Emails show DNC, teachers union working to link Trump to bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Washington Examiner

    The Democratic National Committee worked extensively behind the scenes with the American Federation of Teachers to coordinate their public relations efforts against Donald Trump, focusing particularly on trying to tie the Republican presidential candidate to the issue of school bullying, arguing that his example was inspiring ordinary students to start bullying each other, leaked emails show. The claim relating to Trump's supposed schoolyard influence was based on a survey by the nonprofit Southern Poverty Law Center released in April that even the authors conceded was "not scientific."

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  6. Trump's Denouncements Of Former KKK Leader Don't Matter AnymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Switched

    ... can see the denunciations [of Duke] are not sincere," said Mark Potok, a senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center. "The sad reality is that David Duke and Donald Trump are appealing to precisely the same constituency." The Trump and Duke ...

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  7. How to guide your children through this election yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... are horror stories about women losing reproductive rights and rampant racism. A report from the Southern Poverty Law Center found that "the campaign is producing an alarming level of fear and anxiety among children of color and inflaming racial and ...

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  8. PolitiFact Debunks Trump's "Dead Wrong" Smear Of Tim KaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Media Matters for America

    ... romote neo-Nazis, Holocaust deniers, raging anti-Semites and other extremists," according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. Edwards pointed to his attendance at the convention as evidence that he and his radio program are going "mainstream."

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  9. VIDEO: The Media's Years Of Sexist Attacks On Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Media Matters for America

    ... from Rhodes College in 2012 with a degree in Religious Studies and previously worked at the Southern Poverty Law Center. Several members of Congress and a Trump campaign official gave pro-Trump interviews to white nationalist leader James Edwards ...

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  10. Trump Adviser And GOP Congressmen Gave Pro-Trump Interviews To White...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Media Matters for America

    Several members of Congress and a Trump campaign official gave pro-Trump interviews to white nationalist leader James Edwards and his "pro-white" radio show The Political Cesspool during the Republican National Convention. Edwards is a David Duke acolyte and "has probably done more than any of his contemporaries on the American radical right to publicly promote neo-Nazis, Holocaust deniers, raging anti-Semites and other extremists," according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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  11. I had lunch with a right-wing white nationalist group. Here's what I learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Los Angeles Times

    ... over lunch with three young members of the year-old Traditionalist Worker Party, a group the Southern Poverty Law Center has called "virulently racist and anti-Semitic." "If you think about it, most Trump supporters are working-class white ...

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  12. The rise of black nationalist groups that captivated killers in Dallas, Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... views, and their numbers jumped from 113 groups in 2014 to 180 last year, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks extremism. Ryan Lenz, an SPLC analyst, said that increase has partly been a response to a rise in white supremacist ...

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  13. Why former KKK leader David Duke is returning to politicsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | Yahoo!

    ... under any circumstance." Duke left his leadership of the Ku Klux Klan in 1979, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center , and in 1981 founded the National Association for the Advancement of White People (NAAWP), the first of several such white ...

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  14. City's public schools join fight against 'white power' :0Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 23 | New York Post

    ... that emphasizes social justice. She also recommended a K-12 reading list compiled by the Southern Poverty Law Center, "Perspectives for a Diverse America," which includes selections on race, gender and LGBTQ issues. In K-2, for instance, kids can ...

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  15. The Daily Beast Highlights "The Shady Network" Of Nativist Organizations Trump Cited In His SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Media Matters for America

    ... Studies (CIS) being cited multiple times . FAIR has been classified as a "hate group" by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) for its extreme anti-immigrant rhetoric as well as its "ties to white supremacist groups, and eugenicists." CIS, which ...

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  16. Don't Be Fooled, Donald Trump Is An Anti-LGBT HatemongerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Switched

    ... like Perkins and Family Research Council, which has been labeled a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and whose rhetoric has certainly been used by those who have perpetrated violence against LGBT people in the name of extremist Christian ...

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  17. RNC broadcasts white supremacist tweets during Trump's speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Salon

    ... convention hall in Cleveland. Up next: Ricky Vaughn. pic.twitter.com/VJ4os8r3DF According to the Southern Poverty Law Center , the VDARE Foundation is an extremist group that often hosts anti-immigrant, anti-Semitic and white nationalist viewpoints ...

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  18. KKK fliers found in Raleigh's historic Oakwood neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WRAL.com

    ... There is nothing we can do about it," he said. According to Mark Potok, a senior fellow with the Southern Poverty Law Center, the number of hate groups in the U.S. affiliated with the KKK has risen dramatically in the last year. He said there are ...

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  19. During the RNC, a Political Rainbow Forms in Cleveland's New, $50 Million Public SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... for the Westboro Baptists, a controversial church which has been declared a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. That's Cliff Cash, a comedian from North Carolina who's here for some shows during the RNC, heckled them by yelling, "This is ...

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  20. u.s. shortsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... first reported the firing. The couple said they will donate $1 from the sale of each book to the Southern Poverty Law Center to support the group's anti-hate efforts. - jta A Jewish candidate for a seat in the Arizona Legislature found anti-Semitic ...

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