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 : Joey Gibson has openly pledged his loyalty to the Proud Boys — the misogynistic, anti-Muslim, white-nationalist-meme loving hate group. He's running for U.S. Senate in Washington. splcenter.org/hatewatch/2018…

Sprout Social : "It is discouraging to see legislators align themselves with the most extreme fringe of the electorate in support of legislation detrimental to law enforcement, local governments, and hundreds of thousands of Tennessee families." TIRRC #NoHB2315 tennessean.com/story/opinion/…

iPhone : At the #PoorPeoplesCampaign rally outside the Alabama State Capitol, “We ain’t gonna let no rain turn us round.”

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Sprout Social : The animals comments are nothing new: Trump has consistently dehumanized immigrants as a group, comparing all of us to rapists and gang members from the earliest days of his campaign. vox.com/first-person/2…

Sprout Social : "I believe the big #LGBTQ fights—hate violence, homelessness, economic fairness—can’t be won unless we fight the ones parents tell you to shrug off & school administrators tell you to live with, like homecoming kings or queens, either dresses or suits." nytimes.com/2018/05/12/opi…

Sprout Social : The shooter at the #WaffleHouse in Tennessee. The #incel in the Toronto van attack. The shooter on the Georgia freeway, who "idolized" the #Parkland shooter.

All were young white men radicalized online. That's not a coincidence. vice.com/en_ca/article/…

Sprout Social : More black and Hispanic people are arrested on marijuana charges. And it's not because complaints are higher in their neighborhoods. nytimes.com/2018/05/13/nyr…

Sprout Social : #HateCrimes against #Muslims and #Latinxs occurred shortly after Trump tweeted disparagingly about Muslims and Latinxs.

And they were physically concentrated where Twitter usage is highest.

That's what a new University of Warwick study found. splcenter.org/hatewatch/2018…

Sprout Social : People older than 55 serving time in prison have grown more than 500% since the 1990s.

But in the entire country, the California Medical Facility is one of the only prisons that has a hospice. As one patient there said, “Welcome to death row.” nytimes.com/interactive/20…

Sprout Social : Heather Heyer attended the deadly rally in #Charlottesville last summer with her friends Marcus & Marissa. Marissa & Marcus got married this weekend — and honored Heather with purple everywhere. Heather's mom released butterflies. One flew right to Marissa nytimes.com/2018/05/16/fas…

Sprout Social : "White genocide" is a racist trope that says white people are the object of a systematic genocide through non-white #immigration & multiculturalism.

It's a false belief promoted by white nationalists. theoutline.com/post/4486/the-…

Sprout Social : There's a nursery at the prison where Cassidy Green was incarcerated. But when she asked to care for her infant there, the prison superintendent transferred her to a different prison — one with no nursery. jezebel.com/mothers-are-in…

Sprout Social : David Duke is a longtime #KKK leader. He was at the deadly rally in #Charlottesville last summer.

Now he has to turn over all his communications about that rally. That's what a federal magistrate just ruled. usnews.com/news/best-stat…

Sprout Social : Police tased Damon Grimes while he was on an ATV. He crashed, and he died. He was 15. But police didn't agree that his mom should be at the hospital with him because, "That’s a grown-ass man." “No sympathy at all," the officer continued. freep.com/story/news/loc…