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Trump is driving young Republicans away from the GOP

When President Donald Trump refused to explicitly blame white supremacists for violence in Charlottesville, Republican Emmanuel Wilder couldn’t help but take it personally. “I try not to let my feelings … Click to Continue »

Neo-Nazis Peddling False Conspiracy That Alleged Charlottesville Killer James Fields Is a 'Prisoner of War'

last weekNews : Newsweek: US

Many neo-Nazis cling to conspiracy theories when news events link them to violence, the ADL said.

The Neo-Nazis of the Daily Stormer Wander the Digital Wilderness

Talia Lavin attempts to track down the domain registrars, content hosts, and other companies that have kept the neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer online in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last August.

Did far-right extremist violence really spike in 2017?

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Intense media coverage of a so-called “alt-right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly last August fueled the notion that far-right violent extremism in the U.S. in 2017 was a growing and severe threat. But has it really increased? To answer this and other related questions, we...

Charlottesville, Va., Police Chief Retiring, As Fallout From 'Unite the Right' Rally

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Accused by a stinging report of a "slow-footed response" to violence at the rally, and amid claims that he intimidated officers, Alfred Thomas is retiring. His deputy will take over as interim chief.

Charlottesville Police Chief Steps Down After Handling of Rallies Is Criticized

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

The chief stepped down two weeks after the release of a report that sharply criticized the police’s failure to contain violence at white supremacist rallies.

Resources for Understanding Race After Charlottesville

In this time of fake news and alternative facts coming from the White House as well as some media, what can we as scholars contribute to challenge this? In this time of amplified racist hate and violence, whether it is anti-Black, anti-Muslim,...Show More Summary

How Silicon Valley Is Stepping Up in the Online Terror Takedown

In the aftermath of the Charlottesville, Va., white-supremacist rally, hatred and violence spilled from the streets into the online world. Neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer shamelessly trolled victim Heather Heyer after her death, in turn provoking the digital powers that be. Google, Facebook, Twitter, DreamHost, GoDaddy and more blocked the site, banishing it to the...

KKK is recruiting near Charlottesville after rally

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Ku Klux Klan fliers have been appearing in small communities in and around Charlottesville since the right-wing rally that led to deadly violence this summer, and experts say this is the hate group’s desperate attempt to stay relevant with the younger movement of white nationalists....

Police ‘failures’ to blame for fatal Charlottesville violence

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Police "shortcomings contributed to a chaotic series of events that led to violence and death," the report says.

Independent Review: City, law enforcement errors contributed to violence in Charlottesville

"...the City of Charlottesville protected neither free expression nor public safety on August 12." The post Independent Review: City, law enforcement errors contributed to violence in Charlottesville appeared first on Hot Air.

Independent investigation says systemic collapse in police planning led to Charlottesville violence

Law enforcement in Charlottesville failed to prepare, communicate, or adequately protect public safety during the Unite the Right rally, according to a highly critical independent review of the deadly protest, released on Friday. Former U.S. attorney Timothy J. Heaphy, who led the months-long review, said that the response by Charlottesville and Virginia State Police was […]

Charlottesville rally organizer seeks permit for 2018 event

A man who organized a white nationalist rally that ended in deadly violence in Charlottesville is seeking a permit for a similar event in the summer of 2018. Local media … Click to Continue »

Twitter Verifies Charlottesville Rally Boss Jason Kessler, Who Called Slain Protester’s Death ‘Payback Time’

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The blue check mark came less than a month after the company’s latest promise to weed out the promotion of hate and violence.

White Supremacists Meet Heavy Resistance At Tennessee Rallies

— White supremacists, neo-Nazis and fascists descended on two Middle Tennessee towns Saturday for “White Lives Matter” rallies, striking fear into communities desperate to avoid the kind of violence that visited Charlottesville, Virginia, nearly three months ago.

Protesters need safe spaces to demonstrate, not the right to carry tiki torches and glass bottles

Hoping to head off the violence that’s arisen at protests in Charlottesville, Berkeley and other cities, the Los Angeles City Council is drafting a long list of items that would be banned from rallies, demonstrations and public assemblies. The council’s move, however, has triggered a protest of...

Congressman Pushing Conspiracy Theories Calls CNN 'Fake News,' Then Flees

Lawmaker has blamed an "Obama sympathizer" for the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the summer.

9 Heinous Acts of White Nationalist Terror Just This Year

Click here for reuse options! Charlottesville wasn't the first such attack, and it likely won't be the last. Webster’s Dictionary defines terrorism as the "calculated use of violence (or threat of violence) against civilians in order...Show More Summary

L.A. moves to ban pepper spray, tiki torches, gas masks and other items from protests

Alarmed by spasms of violence at protests in Charlottesville, Va., and Berkeley, Los Angeles lawmakers soon could impose new restrictions on what people can bring to public demonstrations and meetings in the city. L.A. already bans protesters from toting wooden planks more than 2 inches wide and...

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