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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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John Oliver

#EndorseThis: John Oliver Reveals The Ugly Reality Behind The ‘Lost Cause’ Cult

Understanding why monuments to the Confederacy ought to be removed or changed is easier if you’re aware that the South seceded to preserve slavery. But as John Oliver reveals, most Americans are woefully ignorant of that basic fact and so much more about the Civil War — which allows them to dismiss the pain that […]

October 9, 2017
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Trump: ‘Racism Is Evil … Including The KKK, Neo-Nazis And White Supremacists’

President Donald Trump made his most explicit comments denouncing the hate groups responsible for “this weekend’s racist violence” after two days of bipartisan criticism for his failure to single out white supremacists.

August 14, 2017
Anti-Semitism, Trump

In An Angry And Fearful Nation, An Outbreak Of Anti-Semitism

In a rare show of unity, all 100 U.S. senators this week issued a public letter urging the Department of Justice, FBI, and Department of Homeland Security to protect Jewish institutions and prosecute those responsible for terrorizing them.

March 9, 2017
Dylann Roof, White Terrorism

The Double Standard On White Terrorism

Terrorism is defined as the unlawful use of violence to coerce or intimidate a government or a people in furtherance of some social or political cause. But for Rep. Duffy and others that seems to apply only to swarthy individuals with difficult names. When white people do it, it is less likely to be perceived — or reported by news media — as terrorism.

February 15, 2017
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A Handy 14-Point Guide To Identify Fascist Leaders

Throughout the campaign, comparisons of Trump to fascist leaders have been treated as unserious and even irresponsible. Now, as we watch him assemble a cabinet of frightening far-right nationalists, white supremacists, militarists, and free-marketeers, Eco’s list emerges as a must-read.

December 8, 2016
Alt-right is nothing more than the KKK

Alt-Right: The Rise Of The New KKK

The appellation “alt-right” severs a white supremacist ideology from its KKK roots. It applies a hefty coat of Wite-out (pun intended) to a dangerous and frightening appreciation for Adolf Hitler. However, the “alt-right” is nothing but the same old white supremacy that has oppressed minorities for centuries.

November 26, 2016
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Post-Election Racial Polarization and Growing Tension Among Minorities

Donald Trump won the presidency with less support from black and Hispanic voters than any president in 40 years, highlighting deep national divisions that have fueled incidents of racial and political confrontation.

November 23, 2016
Protests outside Trump's new Washington DC hotel

At The End Of The Day, Trump’s Still A Bigot

I have no idea how to “heal” woman hating and no desire to “come together” with the Klan. So what now? Well, now those of us who feel the same way must make it a priority to get off our assets and vote in 2018. And in the meantime, resist.

November 16, 2016
10 Plagues Donald Trump

10 Plagues Unearthed By This Election

This election laid bare what has long plagued us. The clash between Trump and Clinton slit open the underbelly of America and a toxic stew has oozed out.

November 9, 2016
David Duke

David Duke Reaffirms Trump Support, Says Trump ‘Implicitly’ Talking About ‘European Americans’

What “the Jews” are really doing “is exposing their alien, anti-American, anti-American-majority position to all the Republicans and they’re going to push people more into awareness that the neocons are the problem, that these Jewish supremacists who control our country are the real problem and the reason why America is not great.”

May 5, 2016
A picture of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hangs outside a house in West Des Moines

A Long List of Prominent White Supremacists Who Support Donald Trump

If the Trump camp is angrier at the media for creating a white supremacy controversy than they are at white supremacists, the message they’re sending to white supremacists is clear.

March 3, 2016
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KKK Is A Leftist Organization, According To Die-Hard Trump Supporter

Trump’s candidacy has managed to warp history for some of his supporters.

March 2, 2016

‘They’ve Had No Impact Whatsoever’

David Duke, perhaps the world’s most well-known former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, called this week’s release of names purported to be members of the infamous hate group an “enormous failure” because the Klan is “irrelevant these days.”

November 8, 2015

From The KKK To The CCC To Dylann Roof

When Dylann Roof pulled a gun at a Bible study in Charleston, South Carolina, his shots rang through history to the roots of the ideology of white supremacy.

July 21, 2015

Why The Fourth Of July Feels (Refreshingly) Different This Year

On this Fourth of July, in Lincoln’s own spirit of charity toward all and malice toward none, we ought to embrace those Republicans who have reaffirmed their loyalty to the one flag that represents all of us.

July 4, 2015

KKK Cavalry Will Go To SC To Support The Confederate Flag

“It should be a peaceful rally. Like I said, it’s for the Confederate Flag.”

June 30, 2015

The Confederacy Crashes In A Week. It Only Took 150 Years.

It would have been admirable for this change of heart regarding the Confederate flag to have happened without the cruel shock of a massacre of innocents.

June 25, 2015

University Of North Carolina Debates What To Do With Saunders Hall, Named For KKK Leader

“This is about power. This is about a struggle over who belongs at this university and who gets to make decisions about what happens here.”

March 26, 2015

Congressional Black Caucus Sees Leverage In Steve Scalise Protests

Some members of Congress see opportunity in Steve Scalise’s race problem.

January 16, 2015
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Duke: Racist Leader Was Scalise ‘Friend’ And Campaign Donor

David Duke’s top aide Kenneth Knight personally donated $1000 to Steve Scalise in 2008.

December 31, 2014

Neo-Nazis Vs. The Klan? It Must Be East Texas

You won’t believe this story out of Texas.

November 6, 2014
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Small Florida Police Force Shaken By KKK Charges

By Stephen Hudak, Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — Fruitland Park police Chief Terry Isaacs said his department has been shaken by troubling but unproven allegations that a deputy chief and a former police corporal were associated with the Ku Klux Klan. The allegations, contained in a confidential FBI report provided to Isaacs by the Florida Department […]

July 14, 2014

Extremist Groups Declining, But Are ‘Leaner And Meaner,’ Watchdog Says

By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The number of far-right militias, extremist patriot groups and hate organizations in the U.S. dropped last year for the first time since 1999, but the organizations are becoming “leaner and meaner,” the Southern Poverty Law Center reported Tuesday. The center attributed the drop to, among other […]

February 25, 2014