What
  • Accounting & Tax Preparation
  • Architects
  • Art Galleries
  • Artists - Performance
  • Artists - Visual
  • Automobile - Body Repair and Painting
  • Automobile - Service & Repair
  • Bakeries
  • Banks
  • Barbershops
  • Beauty Supply
  • Black Business Directories
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Book Stores
  • Botanicas
  • Carpenters
  • Caterers
  • Churches
  • Cleaning Services
  • Clothing - Alterations
  • Clothing - Sportwear
  • College Counseling
  • Community
  • Contractors - General
  • Contractors - Paving
  • Corner Stores & Markets
  • Cosmetics
  • Couriers
  • Dance Company / Schools
  • Dancers
  • Delivery Companies
  • Dentists
  • Doctors
  • Drugstores
  • Dry Cleaners
  • Education
  • Electrictricians
  • Event and Party Planning
  • Event Staffing
  • Events - Yearly
  • Eyewear - Optometrists
  • Farm / Garden Center
  • Fashion - Ladies
  • Fashion - Men's
  • Financial Services
  • Food Trucks & Booths
  • Fuel - Oil
  • Fun & Adventure
  • Funeral Homes
  • Gas Station
  • Graphic Designers, Printers
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  • Home Based Businesses
  • Home Care Professionals
  • Hotels
  • HVAC
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  • Legislators
  • LGBTQ
  • Lighting
  • Massage Therapy
  • Mosques
  • Museums & Monuments
  • Musicians
  • National Organizations
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • Nightclubs
  • No Category - Create
  • Non-Profits
  • Nurses/Midwives
  • Office Products
  • Photograpy
  • Plumbers
  • Podcasts
  • Professional Organizations
  • Property Management
  • Radio Personalities
  • Radio Stations
  • Real Estate Agents
  • Recording Studio
  • Restaurants
  • Restaurants - African
  • Restaurants - Caribbean
  • Retail
  • Schools
  • Senior Services
  • Services (General)
  • Snow Plowing
  • Social Networking and Events
  • Solar Energy
  • Sports and Fitness
  • Staffing Agency
  • Summer Camps
  • Technology
  • Theater Troops
  • Theaters
  • Transportation Services
  • Web
  • Web Bloggers
  • Web Businesses
  • Wine/Beer/Liquor
  • Writers/Editors
  • Yoga
  • Z - Certified Minority Owned
  • Z - Uncategorized
Where
The Southern Poverty Law Center was founded to ensure that the promises of the civil rights movement became a reality for all.
By the late 1960s, the civil rights movement had ushered in the promise of racial equality as new laws ended legal apartheid in the United States. But the new laws had not yet brought the fundamental changes needed in the South.
Blacks were still excluded from good jobs, decent housing, elective office, a quality education and a range of other opportunities. There were few places for the disenfranchised and the poor to turn for justice. Enthusiasm for the civil rights movement had waned and few lawyers in the South were willing to take controversial cases to test new civil rights laws.

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