Like every sentient being of my generation, I grew up soaking in the Civil Rights Movement.
Over the years, I’ve read everything from “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” to Negroes and the Gun, viewed Eyes on the Prize multiple times, and can assure you there wasn’t a single mention of the Southern Poverty Law Center…
Anyway, from our bulging file of “stuff you once read about only at ‘racist’/conservative websites that is now creeping into the MSM 15 years later,” comes this from James Fulford at (“racist”) VDare.com:
Well, (A) because it’s a tactic to invoke the power of the State to suppress an organization dedicated to Wrongthink; and (B) because the SPLC can use it for fundraising. (SPLC FY 2016 Revenues $51.8 million, Endowment $319.3 million)
The mother of Michael Donald got the $52, 000., which she used to buy a house—Morris Dees gets the rest of the money, and has a much bigger house.