Former employee trashes Southern Poverty Law Center in The New Yorker, effectively calling them “a scam” and bastion of white privilege

THE NEW YORKER
The Reckoning of Morris Dees and the Southern Poverty Law Center
by Bob Moser
March 21, 2019

…Cameras were everywhere in the open-plan office, which made me feel like a Pentagon staffer, both secure and insecure at once. But nothing was more uncomfortable than the racial dynamic that quickly became apparent: a fair number of what was then about a hundred employees were African-American, but almost all of them were administrative and support staff—“the help,” one of my black colleagues said pointedly. The “professional staff”—the lawyers, researchers, educators, public-relations officers, and fund-raisers—were almost exclusively white. Just two staffers, including me, were openly gay. READ MORE

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