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The Southern Poverty Law Center combats hate, intolerance, and discrimination through education and litigation. Founded in 1971.

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#PhilandoCastile, a 32-year-old Black man, was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop four years ago toda… https://t.co/QRsjYnGWLk
7/6
2020
8 years after the Civil Rights Act was signed, the world's largest monument to White supremacy was completed. Here… https://t.co/79BGA3PkiD
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterThis decision is incredibly disappointing for high-risk Alabama voters hoping to vote safely on July 14. We’re so g… https://t.co/mSu0oIKAjp
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterAlton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man, was murdered by two white police officers in #BatonRouge, Louisiana four y… https://t.co/8JOjM9vIcA
7/5
2020
We believe the time has come to put to rest forever the myth that these symbols memorialize anything other than the… https://t.co/0bj7AhVzta#Confederate monuments glorify those who fought to keep Black people in chains. They are a constant reminder of our… https://t.co/RrGTT39l9b.@RealDonaldTrump, symbols of the #Confederacy and white supremacy never belonged on government land, schools, park… https://t.co/UrGKUet0aV“Independence Day is a good day to recognize that the war on Black America is a war on all of America.” — Eric… https://t.co/LYm4gTfoDx
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterIn 1776, the US founders declared: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that t… https://t.co/nMlS3k6ioKWe are in #solidarity with #Native communities and their demands as 45 visits #MountRushmore today:… https://t.co/b84mztWRJY
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7/4
2020
"Words may mean nothing to the sender, but to the receiver it may mean something. If we can become more mindful abo… https://t.co/mYq4d9tnWm
7/3
2020
“We have to be visible. We should not be ashamed of who we are.”—#SylviaRivera, #LGBTQ equality activist. The Ston… https://t.co/mhrEngtGf2Medgar Evers, who directed @NAACP operations in #Mississippi, was leading a campaign for integration in #Jackson wh… https://t.co/YQclNAoCue56 years later - on the anniversary of the passing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act - the injustice of #discriminationhttps://t.co/lJIzbZxcfd“Black women were the backbone of the movement that produced the Civil Rights Act of 1964. After years of continued… https://t.co/BhrjK9PNgwThe killing of #BreonnaTaylor and many others have placed Black women on the front lines of the ongoing fight for j… https://t.co/ENqUXK4IiWThe Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed 56 years ago today, making it illegal to discriminate on the basis of race, col… https://t.co/VKwLVjrN2a
7/2
2020
“It’s outrageous that President Trump would threaten to veto it [Department of Defense Authorization bill] because… https://t.co/VCH8UH0ZB1
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterRisking jail time, violence, and even death, Bob Moses, organizer of the 1964 “Freedom Summer” project in… https://t.co/gU80i97TpFToday we urged #Georgia state officials provide proactive measures to address the challenges that COVID-19 has had… https://t.co/28lTEZTvm2#BlackLivesMatter is a movement launched to challenge and dismantle systemic racism. Mass Resistance is an anti-LGB… https://t.co/ox3SXnYIPk"Boogaloo Bois" — whose goal is to start a second civil war — have been using @Facebook to post hateful, racist mes… https://t.co/seqs95ZfaT
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterThe Southern Poverty Law Center wants to hear from you! #AL #FL #GA #LA & #MS families are encouraged to complete… https://t.co/NBRdC5aoG4As Facebook continues its failure to meaningfully address the spread of hate on its platforms, we join more than 10… https://t.co/tnVQ3p5hic
7/1
2020
Happy PRIDE! Love and belonging in practice and policy. Every month. Every single day. Thank you @splcenter for t… https://t.co/lSCfz1Esxf
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law Center“The decision to reduce a significant amount of public funds from the unproven and dangerous so-called ‘guardian’ p… https://t.co/298y77zR6o
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law Center.@ICEgov could use the order to release kids as another opportunity to rip them away from their parents. The… https://t.co/qdlLutDJX1
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterOn Friday, a judge ordered the release of 124 kids detained with their families by ICE. The impact of tearing apar… https://t.co/FrHZXprOtKIncreased isolation, fear and exposure to misinformation about #COVID19 online make it easy for extremist groups to… https://t.co/AtjbaqC68k
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law Center#BlackLivesMatter is a movement launched to challenge and dismantle systemic racism. The anti-LGBTQ hate group Mass… https://t.co/sbrfGJDR2E
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterIn a year when LGBTQ+ people have been hit especially hard by #COVID19, let’s celebrate the kindness of communities… https://t.co/Yb84RtVqp6PFPS will continue our advocacy to ensure that public funds for education are used to maintain, support, and streng… https://t.co/xM5KVnNthn
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterBREAKING: @pfpsorg, The Supreme Court just overruled a previous decision by Montana’s highest court that struck dow… https://t.co/7AD9YWX37N#Confederate monuments and symbols represent white supremacy and hate. They MUST come down! #LoseTheLostCausehttps://t.co/umQVj1oloSAmid #COVID19 lockdowns, 70+ million young people are spending more time online, making them vulnerable to exploita… https://t.co/TOMuLzHixF
6/30
2020
Long before #COVID19, conditions in ICE facilities have been appalling & a clear danger to the health of its inhabi… https://t.co/0r99NftosSDesmond: "I spent seven months in detention. I went through a lot in detention, like no good food, discrimination,… https://t.co/jtI91CV1UN
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterPRESS CALL TODAY: "In the Spirit of Freedom Friday, Black Immigrant Leaders Discuss the Continued Detention of Blac… https://t.co/pAK5R6wEoc
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterTrans Lifeline's peer support & crisis hotline is launching a Spanish extension next week. All the operators are tr… https://t.co/FrN9YFTpSzDon't forget our summer learning resource is still available! Learn about Civil Rights icons like Dr. Martin Luthe… https://t.co/5Whn0ImbtB
6/29
2020
BREAKING: In definitive step toward removing the Confederate emblem from the Mississippi flag, the legislature vote… https://t.co/rDULbTvNszVoter suppression is alive and well in all 5 of our practice states, and we’re committed to full access to voting i… https://t.co/6Y6eJN52Wq
6/28
2020
BREAKING: The Mississippi legislature has just voted to clear the way for removal of the Confederate battle emblem… https://t.co/x2h3n6tv7iSPLC stands with workers in the food supply chain who are on the frontlines of the #COVID19 crisis. Now, more than… https://t.co/qr29BxS5uHHistorically, voting in #AL has not been easy for many, but we cannot allow the past to dictate the hope of a bette… https://t.co/TvxrZBrQDH“This is an important win for Alabama voters at risk for COVID-19. As cases continue to surge across the state – di… https://t.co/Tozc3ybPUwRisking your health to vote is not right in a #democracy. States must rid themselves of onerous, discriminatory abs… https://t.co/b42n9iydyz
6/27
2020
Yes! It’s a huge win for our clients and so many at-risk Alabama voters in the July 14 election. On to trial to ens… https://t.co/iD2Bwogt6i
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterThe Trump administration continues to rig the system against migrants simply seeking to have their day in court by… https://t.co/vQBEciiZwG"Although marriage equality, equal employment rights and the establishment of LGBTQ #Pride Month were watershed vic… https://t.co/BmnlzC4L7EOnline community is crucial in the age of #COVID19 but @Reddit must ban hate speech for protected communities to ma… https://t.co/bcXYoVmpmlFive years ago today, #SCOTUS made marriage equality the law of the land. Today, #TheMarchContinues. #YallMeansAllhttps://t.co/lK2xExQ9KqIt was important to highlight in both our complaint and PI motion the utter contempt for voters (his constituents)… https://t.co/QpnpW8I6ND
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law Center“Communities across the country are demanding an end to the legacy of police brutality. Congress must continue thei… https://t.co/fewwE6zxbm
6/26
2020
“This is an important win for #Alabama voters at-risk for #COVID19. As cases continue to surge across the state — d… https://t.co/NLmPClQYOxToday, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a huge win for #Alabama voters who are at risk of contracting #COVID19.🚨BREAKING: In a huge win for Alabamians, the Eleventh Circuit allows all state probate judges to establish curb-sid… https://t.co/zSLkFQzSKZ"Though the swift removal of some public monuments is encouraging, our updated report shows that there is much more… https://t.co/4GT4Jcm0iK.@splcaction joined 50 other organizations in opposing the nomination of Anthony Tata for Under Secretary of Defens… https://t.co/Tyxe7WhEqs
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law Center🚨BREAKING🚨 11th Circuit US Court of Appeals upholds the order blocking Alabama from enforcing the witness & photo I… https://t.co/hgZU2nLt9w
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law Center#OTD we remember Tamir Elijah Rice - on what would have been his 18th birthday. Only 12 when his life was taken by… https://t.co/kcYnqerpXW
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterRead SPLC's full statement: https://t.co/oV26XvVWn1“I’m a strong believer in having a voice for change. At this particular moment, we were stressing the ‘No Vote, No… https://t.co/Ycz93K7osfAmid #Covid19, daily lives have drastically changed and voters like Telisa Clark are concerned about how they will… https://t.co/DciBDHLKZUThe SPLC joined other immigration and human rights organizations in an amicus is support of Mr. Thuraissigiam and h… https://t.co/fnwRzm0I2L“Asylum seekers – who are under constant attack by the Trump Administration – need more protections, not less. With… https://t.co/kmJ3K5C888“Today’s decision will put the lives of thousands of asylum seekers in even greater jeopardy. The protections Congr… https://t.co/QvmsKL3mDcBREAKING: We issued the following statement by SPLC’s Melissa Crow in response to today’s Supreme Court decision in… https://t.co/RGi8jNvtwi#OTD we remember Tamir Elijah Rice - on what would have been his 18th birthday. Only 12 when his life was taken by… https://t.co/I9lUjF5q0XWe are grateful to the 21 attorneys general who are working tirelessly to defend the ACA. Sadly, @AGJeffLandry is n… https://t.co/ojQpLLA0gIIn advance of the first-ever House vote on Friday, @splcaction sent a letter to all U.S. Representatives today urgi… https://t.co/wAKh3Sx9X4
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterWe continue to press back against suppressing the #vote of Black and Brown communities! Our #VoteYourVoice initia… https://t.co/UaJ5GbiKpNOn the 7th anniversary of Shelby v. Holder, legal decision that gutted section 5 of the #VotingRightsAct, we contin… https://t.co/GSUX0vTalfNumerous reports, including accounts by internal ICE investigators, detail the lack of sufficient medical & mental… https://t.co/fTkHObmBNgICE has ignored the judge's order in 3 critical areas: Failure to implement oversight measures; failure to review… https://t.co/VWPdh0fP2nFor the full statement on the motion to enforce filed in our Fraihat vs ICE case: https://t.co/JxTKgiGbYgBREAKING: The fight to ensure the safety & health of thousands of people in detention continues. Last night, SPLC… https://t.co/vuB3k66sbh
6/25
2020
For this country to truly #LoseTheLostCause, we must exorcise ourselves of white supremacy. That means removing Con… https://t.co/o9LLvmaciAFewer than 1 in 10 LGBTQ+ young people report that their sex education included positive representations of LGBTQ+… https://t.co/J3WsGO020p.@splcaction applauds the vote against the deeply problematic and misnamed #JUSTICEAct, which failed to move forwa… https://t.co/3monDglehn
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterIf the Health Care Repeal Lawsuit @AGJeffLandry is pushing is successful many Louisianans will lose access to healt… https://t.co/uCXZjBoY7AWondering how #COVID19 will impact upcoming elections? Join SPLC voting rights team and fellow advocates tomorrow… https://t.co/IKvepnUxHxThe questions about @DOJ_EOIR's decision to resume non-detained hearings, its process for making that decision, and… https://t.co/ER4x2pN5kq
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterIt’s #pride weekend! Do you have your @TieTheKnotOrg ‘Y’all Means All’ merch? 100% of the proceeds benefit… https://t.co/Nq6lNwqNzb
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterWe encourage citizens, especially those with school age kids, teachers and other edu professionals, to join the pu… https://t.co/4iW7n7FwmeHAPPENING NOW: #Louisiana's Board of Commerce & Industry is considering corporate tax exemption requests that will… https://t.co/RfqhOYWfSQ.@splcaction opposes any legislation, such as the deeply problematic and misnamed #JUSTICEAct, which fails to addre… https://t.co/9q4UUJ03IZ
Retweeted by Southern Poverty Law CenterAnti-LGBTQ hate groups in the U.S. grew by 43% last year. These groups demonize #LGBTQ people, spreading hate that… https://t.co/W6u1GZTmoI
6/24
2020
·Implement CDC guidelines at worksites, & employer provided housing and transportation ·Grants are available to em… https://t.co/quZ78vDVkL#FARMAct would require agricultural producers who receive future direct agriculture-specific #COVID19 funding to:… https://t.co/jTTl5Nxcun#BREAKING: FARM Laborers Protection Act #FARMAct introduced in the Senate! It would require emergency funding to ag… https://t.co/OQN0tSFNz2“Florida must invest in its farmworker communities – not scapegoat them when it’s politically expedient to do so. L… https://t.co/4Mz8jNnhoxVictoria Mesa-Estrada, another committee member, added: “The state of Florida has denied farmworker communities ac… https://t.co/waU2WD5K97They’ve sacrificed more than anyone; yet the governor, in his words and inaction, has treated migrant farmworker co… https://t.co/W78cqoDLYz“Farmworkers should not be used as scapegoats for Florida’s failure to contain the spread of the virus. Farmworkers… https://t.co/pmObBz4D1R“Blaming farmworkers and “Hispanics” is a racist and xenophobic ploy that Floridians should not fall for. Instead… https://t.co/6hxSkwFGokLast week, the governor, without evidence, blamed “overwhelmingly Hispanic” farmworkers and day laborers as the lea… https://t.co/H5JWBtvPaxThe Migrant Service Providers, a coalition of 40+ organizations across South Florida, released the following statem… https://t.co/Yxxjb9eNk6Florida failed to protect lives from #COVID19; now, Gov. DeSantis has turned to racist and xenophobic attacks again… https://t.co/BnYMfpqxbAWhite supremacist accelerationists believe that violence is the only way to achieve their political goals, which in… https://t.co/LTiwAhtRo4
6/23
2020

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