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Following SPLC lawsuit, court strikes misleading Fla. ballot measure that would have eliminated local control of some new public schools

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 10:06
A Florida judge ordered today that a proposed state constitutional amendment that would have eliminated local school boards’ duty to regulate some new public schools – including charter schools – be removed from the ballot.

Patriot Prayer rally in Seattle: Plenty of guns and shouting

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 20:52
The far-right group Patriot Prayer, embraced by Proud Boys and a Washington III% militia group, held a noisy, mostly violence-free “Liberty or Death” rally in Seattle over the weekend.

Hatewatch Headlines 8/20/18

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 20:14
Trump speechwriter fired after hanging out with white nationalists; the secret fight to save Confederate monuments; the University of Michigan blocks access to papers from an anti-immigrant leader, and more.

Kessler falls flat in D.C., but the radical right marches on

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:42
To look at the pitiful showing of Jason Kessler’s Unite the Right 2 outing last weekend, the casual observer might wonder if the racist “alt-right” was routed. But to mistake Kessler as a one-man bellwether for the strength of white supremacist ideas is to misapprehend — and underestimate — the movement to which he belongs.

Weekend Read: "You people who’ve got gay children, don’t mess up like I did"

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 08:50
“Half-baked maggot.” “If he wants to be a female, make him a female. A good sharp knife will do the job really quick.”

Ultra-orthodox Catholic propaganda outlet pushes anti-LGBT agenda

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 05:41
“Episcopal Sodomy: Communist Homosexual Infiltrators” — that headline blared across the homepage of on July 31.

Hatewatch Headlines 8/17/2018

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 17:57
Portland police chief boasts of aggressive tactics; ‘QAnon’ posts made promoters a bundle; Twitter’s dealing with Alex Jones don’t add up; and more.

Head of National Alliance, Will White Williams, convicted of attacking employee

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:52
​A self-described “tough guy” and neo-Nazi leader has found out the legal system is a little bit tougher.

California chapter of anti-LGBT hate group MassResistance gets a white nationalist member

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 07:53
The California chapter of anti-LGBT hate group MassResistance was formed in May 2016 by longtime anti-immigrant and nativist activist Arthur Schaper. Now it’s added a white nationalist to its ranks.

Hatewatch Headlines 8/16/2018

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 19:21
Antifa/alt-right equivalencies plague media reports; Infowars website goes dark; Kobach now Kansas GOP’s nominee for governor; and more.

Greg Conte, a key Richard Spencer ally, walks away from multiple alt-right operations

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 12:54
Racist “alt-right” former golden boy Richard Spencer is continuing to unravel.

Hatewatch Headlines 8/15/2018

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:19
Jones tells followers to ready ‘battle rifles’; Neo-Nazis still raising funds via tech firms; White supremacist movement is in disarray; and more.

Roundup of anti-immigrant events and activities 8/14/2018

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 13:23
The following is a list of activities and events of anti-immigrant organizations and individuals. Organizations listed as anti-immigrant hate groups are designated with an asterisk.

SPLC sues Trump administration for approving Arkansas Medicaid work requirement

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:29
Cesar Ardon was a welder for 15 years before he had surgery last year to remove a baseball-sized tumor over his right ribs.

Hatewatch Headlines 8/14/2018

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 00:23
The futile quest to quantify the alt-right; Tucker claims white supremacy’s not a crisis; John Legend takes on unjust Louisiana court rules; and more.

'The March Continues:' Speaking out against hate across the U.S.

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 15:55
Leaving Montgomery on Friday, I felt strangely anxious. Nervous even.

Add your name to the list of supporters who believe hate has no place in schools

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 07:30
The Southern Poverty Law Center has joined forces with 14 other education advocacy groups to counter hate in American schools.

Hatewatch Headlines 8/13/2018

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 23:37
ADF goes on hate radio to attack hate-group status; White nationalists’ message permeates mainstream right; Twitter gives Proud Boys the boot; and more.

Heather Heyer's mom, Susan Bro, stands strong on the anniversary of her daughter's death

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 15:47
Susan Bro has not been silent since a car driven by a neo-Nazi sympathizer plowed down her daughter one year ago.

Jason Kessler and 'Unite the Right 2' crew arrive in DC aboard 'Special' subway train

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 12:35
“Unite the Right 2” organizer Jason Kessler and a contingent of his followers got off a subway train marked “SPECIAL” at the Foggy Bottom stop in Washington, D.C., this afternoon and began their march toward Lafayette Square.