Southern Poverty Law Center (@splcenter )

Southern Poverty Law Center



Bio The Southern Poverty Law Center combats hate, intolerance, and discrimination through education and litigation. Founded in 1971.
Location Montgomery, Alabama
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Account created 14-08-2009 18:18:55
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Sprout Social : "Any time a group has to have ‘Are We Racist?’ as a frequently asked question, something’s going on there."

The Twelve Tribes is a cult that teaches its followers that slavery was an "opportunity" for black people. #ConfrontingHate bit.ly/2vs4eqM

Sprout Social : The federal government approved Arkansas’ request to condition the receipt of health coverage on an onerous work requirement. The approval will lead to thousands of low-income individuals and families losing access to vital health care. We're suing. splcenter.org/news/2018/08/1…

Sprout Social : "Stephen Miller is an immigration hypocrite. Stephen’s mother, Miriam, is my sister. If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out." — Dr. David S. Glosser politico.com/magazine/story…

Sprout Social : Voting is essential to democracy — and it’s too important to leave out the voices of college students. Sign up to receive a kit packed with materials to help you register voters on your college or university campus. #FirstWeRegisterThenWeVote bit.ly/2Macfdl

Twitter Web Client : In the wake of the #Charlottesville anniversary, we are banding together against hate. Join our coalition of educators and organizations and commit to creating hate-free spaces in your school: splcenter.org/sign-joint-sta… #edjustice

Twitter Web Client : The goal of work release should be to get people out of prison and back into society. If prisons can’t ensure their prisoners’ safety or allow them to retain their wages, pardons and parole boards should consider expediting parole for all on work release. themarshallproject.org/2018/08/13/why…

Twitter Web Client : Second, incarcerated workers should have the full workplace rights due to them. In Alabama, the state takes 40 percent of their gross pay, generating an average of $11 million each year for the Department of Corrections. splcenter.org/sites/default/…

Sprout Social : In 2017, Nathan Mathis stood outside a Roy Moore rally w/ a sign: "Judge Roy Moore called my daughter Patti Sue Mathis a pervert because she was gay." Now, he is "working like hell to make sure the next generation of queer + trans youth survive the South." buzzfeednews.com/article/toritr…

Sprout Social : The artist who created Pepe the Frog has scored a legal win — children's book producer Matt Furie forced the website Daily Stormer to remove Pepe from its pages & logos by threatening to sue over copyright violations. #ConfrontingHate bit.ly/2KMQRGg

Sprout Social : Sign up at the link below to join the SPLC this Thursday and make calls for voting rights! 1.4 million Floridians are currently excluded from participating in democracy — but just a few hours of your time can make a difference.
splcenter.org/florida-voting…

Sprout Social : A new moratorium in an Alabama town will prevent the opening of new payday lenders and car title loan businesses — predatory industries with a history of trapping Alabama's poor in impossible debt. bizjournals.com/birmingham/new…

Sprout Social : Jennifer Daugherty never made it home from a sleepover. She was held hostage, tortured & killed by 6 people she'd considered friends.

Her assailants weren't charged with a hate crime, even though Jennifer had an intellectual disability. #ConfrontingHate bit.ly/2MdBagf

Twitter Web Client : It’s been a little more than a year since we launched our Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative. In that time, we’ve represented more than 200 people seeking release from detention, and obtained the release of over 100 people.
splcenter.org/news/2018/08/0…

Sprout Social : Lawsuits, arrests, doxxings & financial difficulties plague leaders & attendees of last year’s deadly rally in Charlottesville. But the racist so-called “alt-right” is still a threat: even if it falls apart, its violence will continue. #ConfrontingHate bit.ly/2B3YXLt