place where White Privilege definitely exists is at the upper pay
ranges at the Southern Poverty Law Center in Alabama, which
enjoyed a bonanza fiscal year, adding over $120 million to its
of the weirder aspects of the SPLC has long been its adamant
refusal to hire blacks and pay them a lot of money. The SPLC’s new
tax form lists its 11 highest paid employees for the year ending
10/31/17, and sure enough they are still all white:
the SPLC has always believed that diversity and inclusion is for
like you, not for saints like them. Back in March 2016, Watching the Watchdogs noted
2016 – Celebrating 45 Years of “Whites Only” at the Top!
is in the air, which means it’s time to have a look at the
Southern Poverty Law Center’s latest financial reports.
there have been some significant events surrounding the
company’s bloated Endowment Fund, (to be examined in a future
post), and the usual deck chair shuffling on the “Hate Map”
fundraising tool, (also to be explored shortly), Watching the
Watchdogs has determined that, once again, the Senior Executive
Staff of the SPLC is all white, just as it has been every single
year since the company opened for business in 1971.
a lot of other multi-million dollar companies can claim an
unbroken 45-year streak of whites at the heights.
Potok, looking like a melancholy George Lucas, is now out after a
long run at the SPLC, by the way.