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Video: My Descent into America’s Neo-Nazi Movement — And How I Got Out

At 14, Christian Picciolini went from naïve teenager to white supremacist — and soon, the leader of the first neo-Nazi skinhead gang in the United States. How was he radicalized, and how did he ultimately get out of the movement? In this courageous talk, Picciolini shares the surprising and counterintuitive solution to hate in all forms.

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Running time: 20 minutes

Christian Picciolini is dedicated to helping others counter racism and extremism. His books include Breaking Hate: Confronting the New Culture of Extremism (Hachette, 2020).

Christian Picciolini

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