Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8434831k) Actor George Clooney and Amal Clooney arrive at the 42nd Cesar Film Awards ceremony at Salle Pleyel in Paris,. This annual ceremony is presented by the French Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques 42nd Annual Cesar Film Awards, Paris, France - 24 Feb 2017

Responding to the deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the initial reluctance of President Donald Trump to condemn the actions of white supremacists, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is partnering with the Clooney Foundation for Justice to increase the capacity of the SPLC to combat hate groups in America. The George & Amal Clooney Foundation has bestowed a $1 million grant through the Clooney Foundation for Justice.
“Amal and I wanted to add our voice (and financial assistance) to the ongoing fight for equality,” the couple said in a statement. “There are no two sides to bigotry and hate.”
The Clooney Foundation for Justice was co-founded by the Clooneys in 2016 to advance justice in courtrooms,
classrooms and communities around the world. The SPLC is a non-profit that monitors the activities of domestic hate
groups and other extremists, currently tracking more than 1,600 extremist groups operating
across the country. It …