Tag: Southern Poverty Law Center

A Majority of States Do Not Adequately Teach the Civil Rights Movement in Their Public Schools

Only three states scored a letter grade of A from the Southern Poverty Law Center. Interestingly, all three states are in the South: South Carolina, Louisiana, and Georgia. A majority of states received grades of D or F.

Duke University to House Hate Group Archives of the Southern Poverty Law Center

The collection includes more than 90 boxes of materials that include periodicals, pamphlets, flyers, and other documents that hate groups in the United States have sent to members and recruits over the past 30 years.

Study Finds That the Civil Rights Era Is Ignored in Public School History Classes

A study by the Southern Poverty Law Center finds that 35 states receive a grade of F in teaching students about the civil rights movement.

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