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Following SPLC lawsuit, court strikes misleading Fla. ballot measure that would have eliminated local control of some new public schools
A Florida judge ordered today that a proposed state constitutional amendment that would have eliminated local school boards’ duty to regulate some new public schools – including charter schools – be removed from the ballot.
The far-right group Patriot Prayer, embraced by Proud Boys and a Washington III% militia group, held a noisy, mostly violence-free “Liberty or Death” rally in Seattle over the weekend.
Trump speechwriter fired after hanging out with white nationalists; the secret fight to save Confederate monuments; the University of Michigan blocks access to papers from an anti-immigrant leader, and more.
To look at the pitiful showing of Jason Kessler’s Unite the Right 2 outing last weekend, the casual observer might wonder if the racist “alt-right” was routed. But to mistake Kessler as a one-man bellwether for the strength of white supremacist ideas is to misapprehend — and underestimate — the movement to which he belongs.
“Half-baked maggot.” “If he wants to be a female, make him a female. A good sharp knife will do the job really quick.”
“Episcopal Sodomy: Communist Homosexual Infiltrators” — that headline blared across the homepage of ChurchMilitant.com on July 31.
Portland police chief boasts of aggressive tactics; ‘QAnon’ posts made promoters a bundle; Twitter’s dealing with Alex Jones don’t add up; and more.
A self-described “tough guy” and neo-Nazi leader has found out the legal system is a little bit tougher.
The California chapter of anti-LGBT hate group MassResistance was formed in May 2016 by longtime anti-immigrant and nativist activist Arthur Schaper. Now it’s added a white nationalist to its ranks.
Antifa/alt-right equivalencies plague media reports; Infowars website goes dark; Kobach now Kansas GOP’s nominee for governor; and more.
Racist “alt-right” former golden boy Richard Spencer is continuing to unravel.
Jones tells followers to ready ‘battle rifles’; Neo-Nazis still raising funds via tech firms; White supremacist movement is in disarray; and more.
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.
Cesar Ardon was a welder for 15 years before he had surgery last year to remove a baseball-sized tumor over his right ribs.
The futile quest to quantify the alt-right; Tucker claims white supremacy’s not a crisis; John Legend takes on unjust Louisiana court rules; and more.
Leaving Montgomery on Friday, I felt strangely anxious. Nervous even.
The Southern Poverty Law Center has joined forces with 14 other education advocacy groups to counter hate in American schools.
ADF goes on hate radio to attack hate-group status; White nationalists’ message permeates mainstream right; Twitter gives Proud Boys the boot; and more.
Susan Bro has not been silent since a car driven by a neo-Nazi sympathizer plowed down her daughter one year ago.
“Unite the Right 2” organizer Jason Kessler and a contingent of his followers got off a subway train marked “SPECIAL” at the Foggy Bottom stop in Washington, D.C., this afternoon and began their march toward Lafayette Square.