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Twitter Has Started Researching Whether White Supremacists Belong on Twitter

"Is it the right approach to deplatform these individuals? Is the right approach to try and engage with these individuals? How should we be thinking about this? What actually works?"
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox

What I Learned on My Road Trip to Meet American Homophobia

I visited three anti-LGBTQ hate groups because I believed dialogue and contact could foster understanding. Now, I'm not so sure.
Morgan Thomas
Impact Equality

BTW, These Four States Legally Protect Confederate Monuments

These states are actively taking steps to protect monuments of America's racist past.
Katelyn Harrop

A Fifth of Hate Crimes Reported Done in Trump's Name, Researchers Say

Despite the Trump administration's adamance that there's no connection between the advance of anti-LGBT policies and a recent onslaught of attacks against gay Americans, recent data on hate crimes in the US may indicate otherwise.
Steven Blum
Donald Trump

10,000 Educators Weigh in on Hate and Bullying in Schools Since the Election

"In over 15 years of teaching high school this is the first year that swastikas are appearing all over school furniture."
Diana Tourjée
Donald Trump

Hate Crimes Have Surged in the Week Since Trump’s Win, New Report Says

According to figures released by the Southern Poverty Law Center, there have been hundreds of election-related hate crimes in the past few days across the U.S.—the majority of which are anti-black, anti-immigrant, and anti-Muslim.
Kimberly Lawson
The VICE Guide to Right Now

More Than 300 Hate Crimes Have Been Reported Since the Election

Of the hundreds of alleged incidents the Southern Poverty Law Center has tracked since Wednesday, many invoked Trump's name and took place at schools and college campuses.
Lauren Messman
Donald Trump

Critics Accuse Trump of Supporting White Supremacy with Bannon Appointment

Confirming his critics' worst fears, President-elect Donald Trump has named the former CEO of Breitbart, who has an open history of racism, sexism, and anti-Semitism, as his chief strategist.
Diana Tourjée
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Even in Losing, Trump Is Making America Hate Again

Donald Trump's campaign is sputtering, but those who watch extremists say he's emboldened some of the ugliest forces in America.
Chris Connolly
Breaking News

Apple Pulls White Power Music From iTunes; Why Haven’t Google and Amazon Done the Same?

The Southern Poverty Law Center's ongoing investigation got one music retail giant to make a change, but what about the others?
Noisey Staff

This Small Prison in Rural Alabama Is One of the Most Violent Places in America

St. Clair Correctional Facility has seen three fatal stabbings in the past ten months.
Ray Downs

A Holiday Gift Guide for Bigots

It's Christmas time. And just because you're a piece of shit with repellant views doesn't mean you shouldn't get to enjoy the season too. Here are our pick of gifts available from "hate groups," as designated by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete