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Canadian coffee baron outed as alt-right podcaster; Trump calls border crossers ‘animals’; Whistleblower warns of vote-suppression campaign; and more.
Sunday, May 6, 2018, was not a typical afternoon for two police officers responding to a citizen’s complaint of a man teaching a 3-year old child how to drive a car within the city limits of Casper, Wyoming.
If there is a second Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, it will be with a much smaller affair with a different cast of characters.
Hacked emails show how the American-run World Congress of Families advanced Russian political interests in Europe while offering Russian Orthodox oligarchs an entry point into U.S.-based Christian evangelical networks.
While many teenagers were figuring out what to wear to senior prom, Britney had already chosen the outfit that perfectly suited her personal style: a black tuxedo – with matching suspenders – and a bright yellow bowtie.
Trump tweets correlate with hate crimes spike; Police mislabeling anti-LGBT crimes; ICE sending kids seeking asylum to adult centers; and more.
Tony Perkins, the president of anti-LGBT hate group Family Research Council (FRC), has been appointed to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. He will remain with FRC while serving the two-year term, according to an FRC press release on May 15.
It’s deeply disturbing that Tony Perkins has been appointed to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
The head of the hate group Family Research Council (FRC) has been tapped for a spot on the International Religious Commission, taking his anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT views to a federal board overseeing religious freedom violations around the globe.
The following is a list of activities and events of anti-Muslim organizations. Organizations listed as anti-Muslim hate groups are designated with an asterisk (*).
A federal jury in Florida has convicted a 69-year-old man of a firearms charge related to his plan to shoot up a mosque because of his expressed hatred for Muslims.
Matthew Heimbach will spend the early part of his summer in jail.
Americans don’t understand white supremacy; ACT for America encourages spying; Arpaio ruling could undermine civil rights law; and more.
Medicaid waiver proposals that subject recipients to bureaucratic hurdles such as work requirements are having a disparate impact on communities of color.
The following is a list of activities and events of anti-immigrant organizations and individuals. Organizations listed as anti-immigrant hate groups are designated with an asterisk.
Now Infowars leaps off the ‘QAnon’ bandwagon; Where did angry white men come from? Social media feeding the rise of extremism; and more.
A copy of Mein Kampf. A photo of Timothy McVeigh. A North Korean flag over the couch. An American flag for a doormat. And over the kitchen table, a banner for the hate group Atomwaffen Division.
Prosecutors in Florida on Thursday added hate-crime enhancement charges against four men previously arrested for attacking a couple during last month’s annual gay pride parade in South Beach, near Miami.
Russia-linked company registered alt-right sites; Vote suppressor says it out loud; ‘America First’ adviser spouts pro-Nazi hate; and more.
Kanye’s comments fortify old white myths; Algorithms and the rise of the alt-right; ‘White genocide’ theory continues to spread globally; and more.