Twelve different hate groups came together this weekend in Virginia, resulting in one death and injuries to many others. Lecia Brooks, Director of Outreach from the Southern Poverty Law Center, talks with Jan Miyasaki about these groups, seemingly emboldened by the Trump presidency.
Last week, controversial libertarian political scientist and author of The Bell Curve was invited to speak at an off-campus lecture for the University of Wisconsin. The “Disinvited Dinner” event was organized to allow speakers to come that have been rejected from speaking at other educational institutions. Where is the line between free speech and hate speech […]
While the Trump administration is focusing on locking out Muslims, hate crimes in the U.S. are on a dramatic rise — but the administration doesn’t care. Lecia Brooks, Director of Outreach of the Southern Poverty Law Center talks with Jan Miyasaki about the rise in hate and extremist groups and domestic terrorism.
(WORT) — On Monday, students at the Mount Horeb Primary Center were scheduled to hear a reading and discussion of “I Am Jazz,” a book about a transgender child. But the discussion was cancelled after a Christian legal advocacy group threatened the district with a federal lawsuit.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is turning its attention to misogyny on the internet. Intelligence Report Editor Mark Potok tells us more.
On Monday August 13th, JoAnne Thrax subbing for Norm Stockwell talked with Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center and Aaron Flanagan of the Center for New Community. They discussed their “Turn it Down” campaign against white power music in the wake of the Massacre at a Sikh temple here in Wisconsin. The shooter, […]