Southern Poverty Law Center News
Was Dallas Gunman a Lone Wolf Terrorist?
In a tense standoff with police in a Dallas parking garage, suspected shooter Micah Xavier Johnson told negotiators he acted alone in the mass shooting, which killed five law enforcement officers and injured seven more, and no ties to any certain group or organization. Johnson said he was "upset
Clinton Sees Trump Ties to "Alt-Right" Dystopian Ideology
Hillary Clinton is ready to call out Donald Trump's team for embracing an "alt-right" philosophy that her campaign says presents a "dystopian view of America."
Baltimore Ends Contract With Lawyer Accused of Neo-Nazi Ties
The city of Baltimore has terminated its contract with a lawyer after a published report said he supported Neo-Nazi groups
Justice Department Sues Mississippi Over Mental Health Care
A Justice Department lawsuit says Mississippi is violating the Americans With Disabilities Act by "unnecessarily and illegally" making mentally ill people go into state-run psychiatric hospitals
Experts Say White Supremacists See Trump as 'Last Stand'
Legal and civil rights experts say Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign is expressing ideas similar to those espoused by white supremacists
Right-Wing Group's Rally Turns Violent in Sacramento
A planned protest by the Traditionalist Worker Party at the California state capitol in Sacramento turned violent today after counter-protesters showed up, officials said. About 30 members of the Traditionalist Worker Party were gathering for a rally, for which they had a permit, at around noon
Man Who Stole $5 Worth of Food Ended Up in So-Called 'Debtors' Prison,' Lawsuit Claims
A man who stole $5 worth of food to feed his family was thrown in jail when he could not pay court costs, according to a lawsuit filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center on Tuesday. The lawsuit claims that a judge in Bogalusa, Louisiana -- about an hour and half north of New Orleans -- runs a
Suspect in British MP Jo Cox Slaying a Longtime Neo-Nazi Supporter, Watchdog Group Says
The man suspected of killing British lawmaker Jo Cox was a longtime supporter of a U.S.-based. neo-Nazi organization, according to a watchdog group that tracks extremists. Cox, a British Member of Parliament (MP) and mother of two, was killed in a shooting and stabbing midday Thursday after a town
One of Donald Trump's California Delegates Is a White Nationalist
Donald Trump , the newly-minted presumptive Republican nominee, has waded into familiar territory once more: Controversy. In California, the office of the State Secretary of State released a list of the delegates that each candidate had chosen to appear on their slate. But the Trump campaign’s list