SPLC a Hate Group?

It would seem that the organization that tags people and institutions as “hate groups”, doesn’t look a whole lot different from those groups internally:

https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/national/southern-poverty-law-center-president-steps-down

What, if anything, does this do to the credibility of the SPLC?

Here’s an NY Times article dealing with more specifics than the OP article:

They are a sham. Like many places they started off doing wonderful things but in the modern day not so much. When you have a country we’re the majority of people will be the minority soon you can’t just concentrate on one groups crimes.

From what I have read during the civil rights days in Mississippi they did good work.