Tag: white supremacy

The ‘First Black’ Fact I Look Forward to Hearing About During Black History Month

Photo: Shutterstock Hiram R. Revels became the first African-American senator in America in 1870. Also that year, Jonathan Wright, in South Carolina, became the first African American to serve on a state’s Supreme Court. In 1950, Earl Lloyd became the first African American to play in a regular-season NBA game. Franklin D. Raines is the […]

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White Supremacist Group Arrested for Murder Plot, Found to Have More Targets in Mind Than Previously Known

Photo: From left: Luke Austin Lane, Jacob Kaderli and Michael Helterbrand (Floyd County Jail) “Save Your Race Join the Base” These are the words printed on a recruiting flyer for the Base — a white supremacist group of which three members were arrested earlier this year in connection to a plot to kill a Bartow […]

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Good News Everyone: A Federal Investigation Results in Sentencing for 64 White Supremacists

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images) Y’all, I simply love reporting on the failures of white supremacists. It’s probably a top 3 favorite thing for me besides food and talking to anyone who will listen about why Def Jam: Fight For NY is easily a top 5 fighting game of all time. The Spokesman-Review reports that […]

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Navy Yard Worker Gets 6 Months for Lying About Being A White Nationalist

Photo: William Thomas Cain (Getty Images) White nationalists are dumb. I don’t think that’s a particularly controversial statement. If you’re going to lie about being a white nationalist on an application to work for the federal government, perhaps don’t post pictures on Facebook proving that you’re a white nationalist. NBC News reports that Fred Arena, […]

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White Supremacist Propaganda Doubles for 2nd Straight Year With Subtler Messaging, According to New Report

Photo: Shutterstock Distribution of white supremacist materials—from pamphlets to signage to bulletins—spiked by more than 120 percent between 2018 and 2019, says a new report published by the Anti-Defamation League. Released today (h/t the Associated Press), the report from the ADL’s Center on Extremism tracked propaganda incidents across 49 states. In total, the anti-bias group […]

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Suspect in Burning of Black Churches in Louisiana Changes Plea to Guilty

Holden MatthewsPhoto: St. Landry Parish Sheriff Dept. Last spring, over the course of 10 days, three black churches in Louisiana were burned down. It was a heinous act that evoked memories of a much darker time in our country’s history. NBC News reports that Holden Matthews, the man responsible, has now pleaded guilty. Matthews faces […]

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FBI Elevates Racial Extremists to ‘National Threat Priority’

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) It’s crazy, y’all. I feel like four years ago we warned that if ol’ boy got elected it would embolden the worst of our society to do some heinous things. According to the FBI, unfortunately, we were right. FBI director, Christopher Wray, has said that racially motivated violent extremists (read:white […]

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Nazi Tears: Christopher Cantwell Arrested by FBI

Photo: Vice News Tonight (AP) The “Unite the Right” rally was one of the darkest moments in our countries recent history. The white nationalist rally took the life of 32-year-old Heather Heyer and left countless others injured and scarred. In some good news, one of the key figures behind that rally has been arrested. According […]

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Boy, That Joe Sure Knows How to Pander: Joe Biden Lumps Trump in With KKK in Speech at Black Church

Photo: Joshua Lott (Getty Images) Former Vice President and Democratic candidate Joe Biden paid a visit to Sunday services at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Columbia, S.C., to pander to black peo— I mean, to speak about his run for the presidency and to urge the largely black congregation to fight back against the environment of […]

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