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KKK Valentine's Day Recruitment Drive Puts Residents In A Number Of States On Edge

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics

Residents in at least seven states have reported finding Valentine’s Day-themed Ku Klux Klan recruitment literature in their neighborhoods in recent...

Donald Trump and the "F" Word

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 01.16.2017 | Politics
John Sanbonmatsu

Is Trump a fascist? When are we justified in using the "f" word to describe a right-wing politician or movement that we legitimately find frightening?

The 'Alt-Right' Is A Hate Movement, And It's Scarier Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Eliot Nelson | Posted 11.23.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― If you want to know why the unabashedly racist and Nazi-sympathizing “alt-right” movement is making a mark on the Trump administrat...

Conservative Outrage Over Post-Election Protests Is Unjustified

Dale Hansen | Posted 11.18.2016 | Politics
Dale Hansen

If you take a look back at how conservatives conducted themselves over the past eight years, it makes you wonder where does someone like Sean Hannity get off calling anyone else a crybaby.

Twitter Quietly Cracks Down On Racist Trolls

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.16.2016 | Politics

Twitter moved quietly Tuesday to suspend some accounts posting racist, white nationalist, anti-Semitic and other hateful content. The site will also i...

Part V: With A Trump Loss, Will There Be Blood?

Michael J. Tansey | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Michael J. Tansey

This is the fifth in a series aimed at educating the public about the serious psychological instability of Donald Trump. Many now are rightly concerne...

No, Black Lives Matter Is Not A Hate Group And There Isn't A Double Standard

Brian C. Bush | Posted 09.13.2016 | Black Voices
Brian C. Bush

While most recognize "White Lives Matter" as a thin-veil covering horrid, racist ideologies, many (too many) insist that a double-standard for critique exists.

White Lives Matter To Be Listed As Hate Group

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.29.2016 | Black Voices

White Lives Matter will soon be listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). SPLC said the status will be reflected in the next u...

Hillary Clinton Excoriates Donald Trump For Taking White Supremacy Mainstream

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Hillary Clinton said Thursday that Donald Trump is “taking hate groups mainstream,” allowing a “radical fringe” to take over th...

Notorious Hatemonger's Embrace of Trump Presents Stark Choice Going Forward

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

Mr. Trump, the presumed Republican Presidential Candidate just had yet another white nationalist extremist re-enter his campaign's orbit, and this is a big deal.

How Trump Is Inspiring A New Generation Of White Nationalists

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The gathering on the eighth-floor rotunda of the federal government’s Ronald Reagan Building looked, at first glance, like any other S...

Anti-Latino Hate Groups Stump for Trump

Dr. Chris Zepeda-Millan | Posted 03.02.2016 | Latino Voices
Dr. Chris Zepeda-Millan

If Trump becomes the Republican candidate for president, Latinos have the potential to stop him from entering the White House. But the possibility of this becoming a reality depends on the degree to which Latinos electorally mobilize and what Democrats have to offer them.

Donald Trump Under Fire For Waffling On The KKK

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics

Prominent political figures across the spectrum on Monday criticized Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after the billionaire seemed reluc...

Hate Groups And Extremism Grew In 2015

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump earned the dubious honor Wednesday of appearing on the cover of the Southern Poverty Law Center's annual report on extremis...

2015 Saw A 14 Percent Rise In Hate Groups

Washington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics

America is getting angrier. For the first time in five years, the number of hate groups in the United States rose in 2015, according to a new report f...

When Anti-Semites Use Jews to Further Their Cause

Elliott Hamilton | Posted 01.11.2017 | College
Elliott Hamilton

Dr. Norman Finkelstein, a disgraced academic who was denied tenure at DePaul University, attended a panel at Boston University's Students for Justice ...

Why America Should Thank Donald Trump

Nora Turriago | Posted 08.31.2016 | Entertainment
Nora Turriago

Trump has learned how to channel this so-called passion to appeal to a specific demographic that has, in turn, propelled him to the front lines of the Republic Party. Unfortunately, that passion is fueled by the dangerous concoction of hate, anger, and ignorance

Biggest Threat on U.S. Soil: Domestic Right-Wing Extremists

Christian Piatt | Posted 06.24.2016 | Religion
Christian Piatt

There have, indeed, been a handful of executed or attempted terrorist acts carried out by Muslim extremists, in addition to the chilling World Trade Center attacks.

Let's talk about race

Shawn VanDiver | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics
Shawn VanDiver

In South Carolina, we expect our brothers and sisters of color to drive on roads named after Generals who fought to enslave their forefathers. We expect them to live in peace while a symbol of hatred flies at their statehouses. We expect that they stay at home while more and more of their children are being killed in the streets, schools and churches

Scalia and Alito: Have You No Sense of Decency, Sirs?

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics
Bill Quigley

It is past time for family, friends, lawyers, legal associations and law schools to ask Alito and Scalia to halt and to answer the question "Have you no sense of decency, sirs?"

WATCH: What Homophobic Politicians' Recent Rhetoric Has in Common With the Ku Klux Klan's

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

Creating rules that hold people down is bigotry no matter how friendly you are about it.

Scalise: Help on the Way to Assess One's Audience

Dorian de Wind | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

As House Republicans are "poised for a celebratory takeover of Congress next week," others are trying very hard to spoil the party.

New Republican Whip Allegedly Addressed Supremacist Group in 2002

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 02.28.2015 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

Steve Scalise is facing questions about allegations that he was a featured speaker at a conference by EURO, an international hate group, in 2002. How Scalise handles this current controversy remains to be seen, but it could be potentially important to a party that seeks to make inroads with African-Americans and Latinos in coming elections.

Conference in Berlin Focuses on Rising Anti-Semitism

J. Richard Cohen | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics
J. Richard Cohen

I was a member of a "rainbow" delegation of U.S.-advocacy organizations that came to the conference to emphasize, by our example and our words, that the battle against European anti-Semitism is everyone's fight, not simply a Jewish one. It is also a battle that we, as Americans, cannot ignore.

Globalization of Hatred

Stephen D. Smith | Posted 10.26.2014 | World
Stephen D. Smith

While it has never been easier to create a web of hatred online and off, it is still possible to harness the power of the Internet, and our network of communities offline, to create a counter insurgency.