Southern Poverty Law Center http://wunc.org en North Carolina Scores On Civil Rights Education: From "F" To "B" In 2 Years http://wunc.org/post/north-carolina-scores-civil-rights-education-f-b-2-years <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>North Carolina outperforms most states when it comes to teaching civil rights education to K-12 classrooms, according to a new study by the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Tolerance project.</p><p>The center assigned A-through-F grades to each state based on their education standards and resources available to teachers. North Carolina scored a “B,” a drastic improvement from the “F” it received in a similar report from 2011.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Reema Khrais 31587 at http://wunc.org North Carolina Scores On Civil Rights Education: From "F" To "B" In 2 Years Duke Acquires Extremist Literature Collection From Southern Poverty Law Center http://wunc.org/post/duke-acquires-extremist-literature-collection-southern-poverty-law-center <p>The <a href="http://www.splcenter.org/what-we-do/hate-and-extremism">Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Project</a> has donated its collection of extremist literature – pamphlets and flyers issued by the KKK, neo-nazis, racist skinheads, border vigilantes, and neo-Confederates – to Duke’s <a href="http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/">David M. Rubenstein Rare Book &amp; Manuscript Library</a>. The nearly 90-box collection will be housed there to allow scholarly research on the histories of extremist groups in the U.S.</p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:49:17 +0000 Laura Candler 14496 at http://wunc.org Duke Acquires Extremist Literature Collection From Southern Poverty Law Center