The Southern Poverty Law Center added White House senior advisor Stephen Miller to its list of extremists.
SPLC has designated the Nation of Islam as a hate group, but did not specifically cite this as a reason for leaving the national march.
“Amal and I wanted to add our voice (and financial assistance) to the ongoing fight for equality. There are no two sides to bigotry and hate.”
In a statement, the Guidestar CEO reported “harassment and threats directed at our staff and leadership” as a key factor in the decision.
Henry Herskovitz, a board member of Deir Yassin Remembered, says the “hate group” label is part of an effort to silence them.
Tanya Gersh received such e-mail messages as “Ratfaced criminals who play with fire tend to get thrown in the oven,” and “You are a disgusting, vile Jew.”
(JTA) — The number of hate groups in the United States rose in 2016, and most of them subscribe to anti-Semitic views, a civil rights group found. Last year, 917 hate groups were active, up from 892 in 2015, according to a report released Wednesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center. The SPLC released a list of…
Richard Cohen, the leader of the Southern Poverty Law Center, the non profit that tracks far-right hate groups, told a group of Jewish philanthropists on Monday that his organization would be stepping up its work.
Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer will be accepting an award in New York next month from an American organization that has been labeled an anti-Muslim hate group.
Not many GOP officials plan on attending the Republican National Convention in July, but one group is coming out to support Trump: neo-Nazis.