On the 19th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, SPLC Senior Fellow Mark Potok reflects on the legacy of radical-right terrorism in America, the horrific Kansas shootings of earlier in the week, and the importance of the government taking the threat more seriously.
Nearly100 people have been murdered by active users of Stormfront, the foremost racist website, over the last five years. A similar racist forum was used extensively by the neo-Nazi charged with killing three people at a Jewish community center and retirement home in Kansas.
A Latino student is settling into his classes at a north Alabama high school after the SPLC demanded the school district admit the student after he was turned away in January, missing almost a semester of class.
Frazier Glenn Miller, the man accused in the Overland Park, Kan., attacks, was the founder and “grand dragon” of a paramilitary-style Klan group in North Carolina that was decimated by an SPLC lawsuit in the 1980s.
Frazier Glenn Miller, 73, of Aurora, Mo., was arrested today for the murder of three people at two separate Jewish Community Centers in Overland Park, Kan. Miller, who was arrested using the alias Frazier Glenn Cross, has been in the movement nearly his entire life. Miller is the former “grand dragon” of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, which he founded and ran in the 1980s before being sued by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) for operating an illegal paramilitary organization and using intimidation tactics against African Americans.
Agenda 21, a nonbinding United Nations global sustainability plan signed by the United States more than 20 years ago, is being used by extremists and mainstream politicians to stoke fears and stifle rational policymaking across the country, according to an SPLC report released today.
The SPLC demanded today that the superintendent of Fort Payne, Ala., schools end discriminatory enrollment practices after a Latino student was turned away from a high school and missed almost a semester.