Tag: Southern Poverty Law Center

Confederate 'Terrorists' Indicted in Georgia

A grand jury in Georgia last week indicted 15 people on terror-related charges for purposely driving past a Black child’s birthday party in July where many of the attendees were Black waving large Confederate flags, brandishing weapons and yelling threats and racial epithets. The grand jury indictments in Douglas County,…

Law Firm Representing Kim Davis Deemed Hate Group

The Southern Poverty Law Center has classified the Liberty Counsel, the law firm representing Kentucky county Clerk Kim Davis, as a hate group, the Associated Press reported this week. According to Mark Potok, a senior official from the SPLC, the group has gone “way, way over the line.” Following the…

New Data Sheds Light on Where Hate Groups Thrive

New data, consisting of information from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and American Communities Project, is trying to determine exactly where hate groups are more likely to exist in the United States. The analysis concluded that the two types of counties (both of which exist primarily in but are…