Southern Poverty Law Center (@splcenter )

Southern Poverty Law Center

Bio The Southern Poverty Law Center combats hate, intolerance, and discrimination through education and litigation. Founded in 1971.
Location Montgomery, Alabama
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Account created 14-08-2009 18:18:55
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Twitter Web App : "The SPLC commits to doing everything within our power to dismantle structural anti-Black racism within our criminal justice system, call out hate and extremism and stand with community members directly impacted by oppressive systems."

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Twitter Web App : "For too long, we have seen police officers, local prosecutors, judges and juries perpetuate the violence against Black people through repeated failure to hold law enforcement officers responsible for their actions.

Twitter Web App : "Today, we urge law enforcement and governments to join our efforts and call out white supremacy and acts of violence against Black people and other communities of color.

Twitter Web App : "Since our founding, the SPLC has researched and documented acts of hate, white supremacy and violence against Black people. Over nearly 50 years, we have called out acts of extremism and denounced those who espouse hate against others because of their identity.

Twitter Web App : "We stand with millions of people across the country who are rightfully outraged by the killing of unarmed Black people, the lack of responsiveness, the lack of action and President Trump calling for violence against those demanding justice for Mr. Floyd’s death.

Twitter Web App : "Equally important, law enforcement must stop responding to peaceful protest of police killings with more violence. Police are obligated to protect those in the community, and punishing peaceful protest is a gross abuse of human rights.

Twitter Web App : "It is absolutely imperative that local police departments and district attorneys investigate, arrest and prosecute officers and all who violate the rights of the people who live in the communities they are charged to serve.

Twitter Web App : "Following the tragic killing of #AhmaudArbery by a former police officer, the impact of these murders reaches across the country, and there must be accountability.

Twitter Web App : ICE could #FreeThemAll, but instead chose to conduct cross-state transfers—which rapidly spreads #COVID19—to lower population counts.

Now, a #Miami judge ordered ICE to prove whether or not transfers contributed to the spike in cases at 3 South FL centers…

Sprout Social : Elections this year face many challenges - some making voter participation harder.

True, some states have more obstacles in place than others, but amid #COVID19 it is essential to effectively communicate change within our election systems.

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Twitter Web App : Attempting to undermine the integrity of our immigration court system is not a new move for the Trump administration.

Last December, we filed suit, challenging the weaponization of immigrant courts by way of pervasive dysfunction and bias. #LasAmericas…

Twitter Web App : “As is evidenced by this latest effort, they are not even attempting to create an appearance of independence.” -SPLC's Melissa Crow

Twitter Web App : “Since taking office, the Trump administration has been determined to turn our nation’s immigration courts into a tool to promote their anti-immigrant agenda. They are fixated on deporting people at all costs rather than ensuring people have a fair day in court.”

Twitter Web App : The conversation will focus on the violence that Black Americans are experiencing as #COVID19 disparately impacts African American communities, police are again responsible for the deaths of unarmed Black persons and racial divides deepen across America.