The FBI is reported to have erased the noxious Southern Poverty Law Center (and Anti-Defamation League) from its website as a resource. [FBI Dumps Southern Poverty Law Center as Hate Crimes Resource, By Austin Ruse, Breitbart, March 28, 2014]
Which might just be understandable, even under Obama/Holder, given that the terrorist who shot up a pro-family group headquarters in Washington used their 'hate map' as a guide.[Inspiring Hate | SPLC continues to label org targeted for violence as ‘hate’ group, Washington Free Beacon , February 6, 2013, ]
But this seems not to have put a dent in the single-source-story enthusiasm of the media whenever their "reports" are issued. Here's an apparently not-a-parody report from one J.D. Prose of the Beaver County Times (picked up by the Associated Press) about the awful state of left-wing propaganda in Pennsylvania.
Pa. earns "D" in civil rights teaching, study says, March 31, 2014 BEAVER, Pa. (AP) — Imagine Pennsylvania students not being taught about the Revolutionary War, the Great Depression or World War II. Sounds unbelievable, right? But, according to a new Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) study of state teaching standards, that's exactly the case with the civil rights movement. In "Teaching the Movement 2014: The State of Civil Rights Education in the United States," the SPLC graded states on what they "expected teachers to teach and students to learn." Pennsylvania, while receiving praise for linking resources and materials to standards as a guide for teachers, still received a D, as did 13 other states, including neighboring Ohio.[More]
Mr.—or Ms.—Prose [Email] unrolls a half-dozen yes-man sources, one after another, without bothering to see if anyone had another point of view.
My own small daughter attends public school in Pennsylvania. She came home one day concerned about whether blonde girls like her were "bad people." It was Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration time, you see, and teacher explained that people with hair like hers were doing bad things to black people. And was she bad? No, sweetie, we explained. You're not bad. The Southern Poverty Law Center is.