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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced in a report today that it deported more than 256,000 people in fiscal year 2018, a 13 percent increase from last year.
Dropping the ball on right-wing extremism; PewDiePie’s ties to bigots spells trouble; Alt-right recruiting from ranks of Trump-loving evangelicals; and more.
The following is a list of activities and events of anti-LGBT organizations. Organizations listed as anti-LGBT hate groups are designated with an asterisk.
Five attacks — including four arson fires — at Jehovah’s Witnesses worship houses in Washington state appear to be hate crimes, a county sheriff says.
The Florida Department of Juvenile Justice released new data this week that shows a 20 percent drop from the previous year in the number of juveniles who have been transferred to adult court.
Campus racism thrives in age of Trump; Gohmert says SPLC stirs up hate; Heyer’s mother questions ‘Bikers for Trump’ presence; and more.
Conflict within the neo-Confederate white nationalist League of the South (LOS) has forced the group to find a new location for its annual convention after the owners of a Wetumpka, Alabama, building said it will no longer rent its property to the LOS.
He said he would be murdered if he were deported back to Honduras. He was.
Conspiracy theories still thriving on YouTube; Columbia student’s race rant goes viral; Trump’s ‘disease’ attack echoes Nazi propaganda; and more.
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.
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.
Terror plots targeted bar, synagogue; McInnes banned from YouTube now; Miami Proud Boys hoping to take hate mainstream; and more.
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
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.
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
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.
The Charlottesville jury has held James Alex Fields Jr. criminally responsible for the death of Heather Heyer and the lives he shattered in 2017.
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
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.
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.