Tag Archives: white supremacists

LIVE VIDEO: Protesters Gather For DC Nazi Rally

The Washington Post reports: Anti-racists protesters and activists continued to make their way to downtown Washington early Sunday afternoon to counter a white supremacist rally scheduled to begin at 5:30. As many as 400 people are expected to make their way to Lafayette Park across the street from the White House later to take part in the event planned by ...

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Ingraham Faces Backlash For “Demographics” Lament

The Hill reports: Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu (Calif.) on Thursday took aim at Fox News host Laura Ingraham’s lamentation that the “America we know and love doesn’t exist anymore” because of immigration, tweeting that he served in the military to defender her “right to make racist statements.” Lieu’s comments came in response to remarks Ingraham made Wednesday, saying that “massive ...

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VIRGINIA: GOP Senate Nominee Corey Stewart Hailed State’s 1861 Pro-Slavery Secession During Civil War

According to GOP Senate nominee Corey Stewart, Virginia made the right call to secede from the United States in defense of slavery. CNN reports: The Virginia Republican made the comments in April 2017 at an event in South Boston, Virginia, hosted by an unapologetic secessionist. A video of his remarks, given during his failed 2017 gubernatorial run, was posted on ...

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POLL: Majority Say Race Relations Have Worsened

Politico reports: One year after President Donald Trump said there were “some very fine people on both sides” of violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, a majority of voters in a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll say race relations have gotten worse since Trump became president. According to the poll, 55 percent of voters say race relations have worsened under Trump, compared ...

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Bannon Backs Trump On 2017 “Very Fine” Nazis Quote

The Hill reports: Stephen Bannon is ratcheting up his war on the Koch network, accusing the billionaire brothers of running “a conscious scam” and a “con job.” He also has a warning for Republican candidates in November’s midterm elections who might be thinking of distancing themselves from President Trump: Don’t do it. GOP candidates need to get in lockstep with ...

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Neo-Nazis Rally In Upper Manhattan Park [VIDEO]

Gothamist reports: A neo-Nazi hate group held a rally in Fort Tryon park in Inwood on Saturday, waving American flags as well as flags with their organization’s logo, an inverted triangle symbol from Germanic folklore. Photos show a gaggle of bigoted white men parading through the park with a large banner declaring “STOP THE INVASION, END IMMIGRATION,” which they unfurled ...

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The Crying Nazi Banned From Virginia For Five Years

The Washington Post reports: A self-professed white nationalist involved in violence at last year’s rally in Charlottesville pleaded guilty to assault and battery Friday, prosecutors said. Christopher Cantwell was arrested after August’s “Unite the Right” rally. Cantwell, who was featured in a Vice news documentary about the demonstrations, became known as the “crying Nazi” after posting an emotional video when ...

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Extremists Fail To Show At Maxine Waters’ Office

The Los Angeles Times reports: A group of far-right protesters who planned to demonstrate outside Rep. Maxine Waters district office in South Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon failed to show up, but dozens of counter protesters did.  The Oath Keepers, a far-right anti-government group that purports to have many veterans as members, said they would protest outside the Los Angeles ...

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DHS Chief Won’t Say Charlottesville Nazis Were Wrong

Vice News reports: Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen repeated President Trump’s position that “both sides” were to blame for the violence during the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last August that left dozens of counter-protesters injured and one dead. “It’s not that one side is right and one side is wrong,” Nielsen told Peter Alexander from NBC News at ...

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Rep. Maxine Waters Warns Supporters Not To Confront Armed Extremist Militia Group Protesting At Her Office

Roll Call reports: Rep. Maxine Waters of California warned her supporters not to be baited into a confrontation with a a far-right militia group planning a protest at her South-Central Los Angeles office Thursday. The Oath Keepers, which claims 35,000 members who often dress in military gear and carry military-grade rifles at protests and events across the country, issued a ...

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GOP Yanks Endorsement Of Racist US House Nominee

Media Matters reports: The National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) today withdrew its support for New Jersey congressional candidate Seth Grossman, a right-wing pundit who has repeatedly made bigoted remarks. Grossman is the Republican nominee for New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District. He is a lawyer who has also done stints as a radio host and newspaper columnist. Grossman received the NRCC’s ...

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POLAND: Extremists Block LGBT Rights March [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: A few dozen right-wing extremists have blocked a gay rights march on its route to Poland’s holiest Catholic shrine while the prime minister was attending an event at the religious site. About 1,000 people with rainbow-colored banners and umbrellas were heading toward the Jasna Gora shrine in the southern city of Czestochowa when they came across ...

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Nazi Driver Pleads Not Guilty To Hate Crime Charges

The Associated Press reports: An Ohio man pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges Thursday in a deadly car attack on a crowd of protesters opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia. James Alex Fields Jr. entered the plea during his initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville after being charged last week with 30 federal crimes in ...

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POLL: Majority Say Trump Has Emboldened Racists

Just out from Quinnipiac University: President Trump is racist, 49 percent of voters say, while 47 percent say he is not racist. But 50 percent of voters say the main motive for Trump’s immigration policies is “a sincere interest in controlling our borders,” while 44 percent say the main motive is “racist beliefs.” The lack of civility in politics is ...

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Organizer Of Fatal Nazi Rally Awarded $5 In “Civility” Lawsuit Against Protester Who Called Him A “Crybaby”

The Richmond Dispatch reports: A Charlottesville judge decided Friday that a local activist violated Virginia’s anti-dueling statute when she screamed curses at Jason Kessler. Kessler cited the statute in his $500 lawsuit against Donna Gasapo, whom he said used insulting language that tended toward violence and a breach of the peace. Kessler said he sued for a small amount of ...

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White Supremacist Leader Says He’s Giving Up After “Most Humiliating White Trash Spectacle Of The Year”

Talking Points Memo reports: For now, at least, one of the country’s best known white nationalists is withdrawing from politics. Matthew Heimbach, former head of the neo-Nazi Traditionalist Workers Party (TWP), recently completed a 38-day prison term for violating his probation after harassing a black protester at a 2016 Trump campaign rally. The violation that landed him in jail was ...

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29 Hate Crime Charges For Nazi Charlottesville Driver

The Associated Press reports: Federal hate crime charges were filed Wednesday against a man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing a woman and injuring dozens more. The Department of Justice announced that an indictment returned Wednesday charges 21-year-old James Alex Fields Jr. of Maumee, Ohio, with 30 ...

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Nazi Charged With Assault At Knoxville Pride [VIDEO]

The Southern Poverty Law Center reports: A neo-Nazi who was arrested years ago for parading with a rifle through the streets of a tiny North Dakota town, threatening residents alongside white supremacist Craig Cobb, was arrested over the weekend at a Pride event in Tennessee and charged with assault. Kynan Dutton was part of an odd mix of extremists protesting ...

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Steve King: Migrant Teens Are “Prime Gang Material”

Mediaite reports: The most shamelessly racist Republican in Congress is back on his bullshit. Rep. Steve King of Iowa — who, just recently, retweeted a neo-Nazi and cited a white supremacist publication on his congressional website — commented on a photo of seven Hispanic boys and claimed they are “prime MS-13 gang material.” Given King’s history of promoting white supremacy, ...

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Organizer Of Fatal 2017 Nazi Rally Files For “White Civil Rights” Rally Outside White House On Anniversary

CNN reports: The organizer of the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year has applied for a permit to hold a “white civil rights rally” in front of the White House in August. The event application was filed by Jason Kessler, the organizer of last year’s “Unite the Right” white nationalist rally in Charlottesville that turned deadly. Kessler ...

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