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 : The end of #DACA "stands to create an additional 800K undocumented immigrants ― an additional 800,000 individuals whose health is powerfully shaped by the threat of deportation." #DefendDACA #HereToStay huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-…

Sprout Social : "Food assistance has helped millions of households climb out of poverty—across race, region, household composition, and ability status." citylab.com/equity/2018/02…

Sprout Social : Redlining has been outlawed for half a century, but a study has found African Americans and Latinos continue to be routinely denied conventional mortgage loans at rates far higher than their white counterparts.
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Sprout Social : "It’s hard enough to be poor here. It’s a lot harder to be poor, immigrant and trying to play by a set of rules that everyone agrees is a tangled mess." washingtonpost.com/news/postevery…

Sprout Social : “White supremacy is an issue indigenous to the U.S. and it is leading to acts of terrorism. If more people understood that, we might begin to address the problem in a real way."—SPLC's Heidi Beirich rewire.news/article/2018/0…

Sprout Social : "Born as a fiercely independent agency meant to protect citizens, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has quickly been subsumed into the Trump administration.
"Banks, student-loan agencies and payday lenders are the winners."
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Sprout Social : "Young people push social change, so it's on you to do that. Until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream."—SPLC's Lecia Brooks, speaking at UT Knoxville youtube.com/watch?v=eMMzgJ…

Sprout Social : Approximately 122 immigrants each day have had their #DACA-issued work permits expire since October, putting them at risk of deportation.
#DefendDACA #DefendDreamers #HereToStay
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Twitter Web Client : Our public schools have an affirmative obligation to welcome children from every background.
The court’s opinion reminds us the motivations behind our actions matter – and that the nation’s courts will still step in to correct injustice.
splcenter.org/news/2018/02/1…

Sprout Social : "Please let me know something. The longer I go without the cure the worse off my liver can get from the virus." - Chad Spiers, who was diagnosed with hepatitis C in April. clarionledger.com/story/news/pol…

Sprout Social : The mass shooting in #Parkland has brought out the trolls who spread the same fake news they spread after other shootings.
While a number of rumors are simply cruel trolling, others are tailor-made to spread rumors targeting right-wing fears.
thinkprogress.org/after-parkland…

Sprout Social : "I know that you did not become a teacher so that you could be an expert in security codes and evacuation protocols.
"I know you did not think being a teacher was a life-and-death profession."
#ParklandStrong
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Sprout Social : "On immigration, domestic policy adviser Stephen Miller — who played a key role in killing the last chance for comprehensive reform in 2013 — has been in the driver’s seat."
#DefendDACA washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost…

Sprout Social : Wilson Rodriguez Macarreno called 911 because someone was trespassing on his property.
Now, he sits in ICE detention.
washingtonpost.com/news/morning-m…

Sprout Social : ICE chief counsel Raphael A. Sanchez was charged with trying to steal the identities of 7 people in immigration proceedings. nytimes.com/2018/02/14/us/…