For the Proud Boys to say that they reject racism and venerate housewives did little more than provide them with a veneer of social acceptability, even as they planned armed counter-rallies in progressive cities like Providence and Portland with the explicit purpose of inciting violence among Black Lives Matter protesters and their allies.
The danger that more armed right-wing thugs will take to the streets and shoot people is now a very real threat all across the country.
The four are members or associates of the Rise Above Movement, a white supremacist group based in Southern California, prosecutors say. . . Federal prosecutors on Tuesday announced they had … Continue reading →
Extremism has always been with us, but the internet has allowed ideas that advocate hate and violence to reach more and more people. Whether it’s the deadly “Unite the Right” … Continue reading →
Editor’s note: A Berkeley, Calif., rally organized by a right-wing group turned violent Sunday after arrival of a group that carried an anarchist banner. Behind the rhetoric of the “alt-right” … Continue reading →
A United Nations committee on racism flagged America for a rare formal warning usually reserved for developing nations experiencing ethnic violence. Despite Donald Trump’s campaign promises to restore international respect … Continue reading →
Protesters are eager to expend extraordinary energy denouncing small-scale racist actors. But what about the large-scale racist actors? As white nationalism and the so-called “alt-Right” have gained prominence in the … Continue reading →
I recently moved back to Arizona, the state where I was raised, from California, to help my mother take care of my father who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. My … Continue reading →
Alison R. Parker: Mother of Heather Heyer urges action — “If I gotta give her up, we’re gonna make it count.”
In a poignant and rallying message, Susan Bro, the mother of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer, spoke beautifully about her daughter’s life — and how all of us can honor her … Continue reading →
It was St. Patrick’s Day weekend in 2016, and I was out in my garden digging the ground in preparation for the spring planting season. The day was warm, and … Continue reading →
Isn’t it time for the media to be honest and call white supremacists the domestic terrorists that they are? In July of last year, after The New York Post ran … Continue reading →
. “I’m absolutely disgusted by this weekend in Charlottesville. But I maintain….love will prevail y’all.” Trae Crowder is an American comedian and author. Crowder grew up in rural Celina, Tennessee, near … Continue reading →
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency Saturday as far-right groups and counter-protesters clashed on the streets of Charlottesville. A vehicle plowed through a crowd of peaceful protesters in … Continue reading →