'White Helmet' Attacker in Deandre Harris Beating Identified as Alek Rhyne Hyer of Gainesville, Florida
The identity of a man wearing a white helmet seen in video of the beating of Deandre Harris after the racist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been a mystery for nearly 18 months.
FAIR Board Member, Immigration Hardliner Sheriffs Appear With President Trump As He Vetoes Resolution To Block National Emergency
President Donald Trump was joined by sheriffs with ties to anti-immigrant hate group Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) last Friday as he vetoed legislation overturning his declaration of a national emergency and took a moment to deny a rise in white nationalism following the massacre at a mosque in New Zealand.
He approached the mosque on foot, his weapon visible in a country where guns are rare.
Andrew Anglin found humor in the livestreamed video of a man in New Zealand storming into the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, then shooting and killing 49 people.
SPLC statement on thousands more Arkansas and Kentucky residents who may lose Medicaid coverage due to work requirements
A new report released today by the Arkansas Department of Human Services shows that over 6,400 more state residents will lose Medicaid coverage next month if they don’t comply with an onerous work requirement.
Brenton Tarrant, the man accused of murdering 49 worshippers and injuring dozens of others in two New Zealand mosques Friday, posted a manifesto steeped in white supremacist propaganda and references to “white genocide,” a belief that white people are being systematically replaced across the world by non-whites.
The atrocity in New Zealand shows us, once again, that we’re dealing with an international terrorist movement linked by a dangerous white supremacist ideology that’s metastasizing in the echo chambers of internet chat rooms and on social media networks.
You may see in the news today that our founder, Morris Dees, is no longer working at the SPLC.
It was to have been a historic roundup of enemies of the extreme right, ending with Hillary Clinton, former FBI director James Comey, former Attorney General Loretta Lynch, former Senator Harry Reid and a slew of other politicians, jurists and law enforcement officers in the custody of those who would have them tried by “common law grand juries” for their perceived crimes.
A member of the neo-Confederate Hiwaymen took to the steps of the Arkansas state capitol at a rally Saturday to denounce abortion as a Nazi tactic used to promote eugenics.
White Nationalist Group Identity Evropa Rebrands Following Private Chat Leaks, Launches 'American Identity Movement'
Just over a year after assuming control of the college-focused white nationalist organization Identity Evropa (IE), leader Patrick Casey said on Twitter that the organization “has been retired.” The announcement comes just days after the nonprofit media organization Unicorn Riot released the group’s Discord server chat logs.
Florida legislators announce bill to ensure structurally sound schools for all students in the state
Florida state Rep. Anna Eskamani and Florida state Sen. Janet Cruz today announced legislation that would create uniform requirements to ensure that all Florida students can receive an education in school buildings that are structurally sound.
President Trump today proposed a $4.7 trillion budget that calls for increased spending on defense and for barriers along the Mexico border, but for greatly reduced spending on Medicaid.
Alex McNabb, co-host of the hate podcast “The Daily Shoah,” was fired from his job as an emergency medical technician (EMT) on Sunday, according to WSLS, a Roanoke, Virginia-based NBC affiliate.
It rained on marchers from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965, and it rained on them again last weekend as they commemorated the day when police beat civil rights marchers so badly that the date became known the nation over as Bloody Sunday.
An ACT for America chapter leader made national headlines last week for a display at the West Virginia Capitol that appeared to equate Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. with the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
SPLC joins civil rights groups in friend-of-the-court brief urging Supreme Court to uphold fair, non-partisan redistricting principles
The U.S. Supreme Court this month will hear oral arguments in two cases that will test the court’s readiness to tackle the issue of partisan gerrymandering.
A sovereign citizen, 42-year-old Dennis Duane Vann, threatened the lives of police officers in Maplewood, Minnesota, on Feb. 20 with a pig-shaped explosive device painted with the words “Fuck the Police,” according to police and local news reports.
The CEO of a company providing online payment processing services for Gab.com pleaded guilty in 2007 to obtaining property by deception, passing bad checks and possessing false identification before later changing his middle and last names, records obtained by Hatewatch reveal.
Keeping children out of Florida’s adult criminal justice system would have positive economic impact, study says
If all children in Florida’s adult criminal justice system were returned to the juvenile justice system, the added economic value would outweigh the costs, according to a study that was released today.