How a major hate-watch group is preparing for President Donald Trump’s America and the alt-right

Following his divisive , Trump said this week that it’s time “to bind the wounds of division.”

“We have to get ,” Trump said after his victory. “To all Republicans, Democrats and independents across this nation, I say it is time for us to come as one united people.”

Now, Southern Poverty Law Cohen said the advocacy organization will work to hold the nation’s 45th to his most recent declaration.

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JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty ImagesThis file photo taken on February 19, 2016 shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in North Charleston, South Carolina. Donald Trump assumes the mantle of the US presidency under an unprecedented cloud of litigation that could weigh on his ability to govern after this week's shock election.

“Tomorrow, and every day in the future, we’ll fight for the rights of the most vulnerable people in America — those victimized by bigotry and discrimination,” Cohen said Wednesday in a statement. “We hope Mr. Trump truly means what he says about reaching out to all Americans.”

A representative for Trump could not immediately be reached for .

Trump’s campaign is remembered, at least partly, for polarizing rallies and messages perceived by some as insensitive and blatantly racist.

“There is one group we hope he disappoints — the extremists who flocked to his candidacy and found in him a voice for their bigotry,” Cohen said. “During his campaign, Mr. Trump named far-right extremists as advisers, re-circulated racist and anti-Semitic tweets, gave press credentials to a white supremacist radio host, and refused for months to disavow after the neo-Nazi endorsed him.

“Now, white nationalists and the alt-right are celebrating his victory.”

The Southern Poverty Law Center posted several statements from reported white nationalists and the alt-right who have been celebrating Trump’s win.

Richard Spencer, who head of the National Policy Institute in Washington, posted a message on Twitter, referencing a highly criticized comment Michelle Obama made during the 2008 Democratic primary.