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Hatewatch Headlines 12/12/2018

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:20
Conspiracy theories still thriving on YouTube; Columbia student’s race rant goes viral; Trump’s ‘disease’ attack echoes Nazi propaganda; and more.

SPLC statement on Florida bill that would establish a more diverse judiciary

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:28
Florida State Sen. Perry Thurston filed a bill this week that seeks to establish a more diverse judiciary in the state by reforming its judicial nomination process.

Jury recommends life plus 419 years for James Alex Fields in Unite the Right attack

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:04
A jury in Charlottesville has handed up a life prison sentence plus 419 years behind bars for a neo-Nazi sympathizer convicted of driving his car into a crowd of counter-protesters after the “Unite the Right” rally.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/11/2018

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:58
Terror plots targeted bar, synagogue; McInnes banned from YouTube now; Miami Proud Boys hoping to take hate mainstream; and more.

How the 'Unite the Right' murder trial helped debunk alt-right myths

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:06
Within hours of the arrest of neo-Nazi sympathizer James Alex Fields Jr. and the death of 32-year-old paralegal Heather Heyer after the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the racist “alt-right” began spinning conspiracy theories about the collision that killed Heyer and wounded multiple other people.

After 'Unite the Right' guilty verdict, survivors celebrate, alt-right rages as Charlottesville seeks to reclaim normalcy

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:42
After the jury returned a guilty verdict holding James Alex Fields Jr. criminally responsible for driving his car into a crowd of counterprotesters, survivors of and witnesses to the deadly collision took to the downtown Charlottesville streets.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/10/2018

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 21:33
White nationalists love Tucker Carlson’s show; VA Secretary praised the Confederacy; Hidden global network supports Tommy Robinson; and more.

A day after a neo-Nazi is convicted of murder, associates of the country's oldest, most violent skinhead groups charged with hate crimes

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 19:01
Individuals associated with some of the country’s oldest and most violent racist skinhead groups have been charged with hate crimes in Washington state, just hours after a jury convicted a neo-Nazi of murder for his actions at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

SPLC statement on Fields verdict

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 15:25
The Charlottesville jury has held James Alex Fields Jr. criminally responsible for the death of Heather Heyer and the lives he shattered in 2017. 

Neo-Nazi sympathizer found guilty in 'Unite the Right' trial of murdering Heather Heyer

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 14:32
James Alex Fields Jr., a young neo-Nazi sympathizer from Ohio, was found guilty of first-degree murder and multiple other charges on Friday in a trial stemming from last year's racist "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Embattled Washington Rep. Matt Shea is skirting state law to funnel campaign funds to far-right groups

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:02
Embattled conspiracy theorist and Washington state Republican Rep. Matt Shea has been skirting Washington state law to funnel campaign contributions to far-right nonprofit groups in Colorado and Arizona, a Hatewatch investigation reveals.

Weekend Read: Frank Earnest is the chief of ‘heritage defense.’ The question is, whose heritage?

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 08:30
Even before neo-Nazi James Alex Fields Jr. was convicted of first-degree murder, no one disputed he drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, during the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in August 2017.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/7/2018

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 20:28
Fox News takes over for the alt-right; Civic groups want Colcom name removed; Undocumented Trump employee speaks out; and more.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/6/2018

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 19:18
Ease up on white nationalists, VA diversity chief told; ‘Religious Liberty’ docs won’t be released; QAnoners awaited Trump arrests at funeral; and more.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/5/2018

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 22:41
Facebook lets users post about killing immigrants; Is ICE targeting activists? Tomi Lahren warns about ‘caravan of diseases’; and more.

Five things to know from the third day of testimony in the 'Unite the Right' murder trial

Tue, 12/04/2018 - 13:22
The injuries that took Heather Heyer’s life after last year’s racist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia captivated the court on the third day of testimony in the first-degree murder trial of neo-Nazi sympathizer James Alex Fields Jr.

Hatewatch Headlines 12/4/2018

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 20:06
Apple chief deplatforms white supremacists; Far right continues to spread Soros conspiracies; ‘QAnon’ deputy at Pence event is demoted; and more.

Five things to know from the second day of testimony in the 'Unite the Right' murder trial

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 11:37
Blood, crushed bones and hunks of flesh. The grim and gory toll of last year’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia was in the spotlight on Friday in the second day of testimony in the murder trial of a young neo-Nazi sympathizer.

With Rosa Parks Day, Alabama moves toward recognition of its true heroes

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 11:28
This past Saturday, the state of Alabama marked its first Rosa Parks Day. 

SPLC brings first lawsuit challenging Florida sheriffs’ latest collaboration agreements to detain people for ICE

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:01
The SPLC sued Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay today for illegally holding a U.S. citizen in the county jail on a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) hold.