domestic terrorism

A white sheet with the words "White supremacy is terrorism" written on it hangs on the front gate of a house

Arrest of Daniel McMahon Suggests That the Feds Are Finally Taking White Nationalism Seriously [Op-Ed]

Observers of the far right are closely watching the federal prosecution of Daniel McMahon, a virulent White supremacist charged with cyberstalking and threatening a Black city council candidate.

White Lives Matter rally. Black woman stares down White man.

Department of Homeland Security Finally Calls White Supremacy a Threat to the Nation

A new report from the agency calls out White supremacists as drivers of domestic terror.

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Twitter Users Clapback at Police, Media Characterization of Austin Bomber

Interim police chief ­Brian Manley called the terrorist a “very challenged young man.”

Fourth Package Bomb Detonates In Austin, Injuring Two

UPDATE: Austin Bombing Suspect Kills Himself in Explosion

Law enforcement was approaching Mark Anthony Conditt’s vehicle as he detonated the device.

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What You Need to Know About the Aftermath of the Racist Violence in Charlottesville

From murder charges to resignations, here’s the latest.

South Carolina Prosecutor Petitions to Try Charleston Shooter Case Before DOJ

Solicitor Scarlett Wilson: “The State can have no confidence that the United States will ever seek to carry out a death sentence regardless of the state sentence.”

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Trump Says Nation Must 'Start' Racial Profiling to End Terrorism

“It’s not the worst thing to do.”

Charges Filed in Shooting of Black Lives Matter Activists, Group Says They Don't Fit Crime

Four men have been charged with rioting and assault following a shooting that wounded five people protesting with Black Lives Matter—Minneapolis.

Senator Sherrod Brown: Terrorists 'Look More Like Me'

The Ohio senator spoke out against scapegoating Syrian refugees as terrorists. 

Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Indicted on 9 Counts of Murder

A grand jury indicted the shooter on nine counts of murder, one for each of the people he confessed to killing—plus three counts of attempted murder for the three survivors.

Senators Push for Hearings to Examine Domestic Terrorism Following Charleston Massacre

Senators say Charleston massacre wasn’t just a hate crime—it’s domestic terrorism, too—and requests Judiciary Committee hearing to examine the topic.

History Repeats Itself in Peter King's Fear of Black 'Prislam'

In round two of the Republican legislator’s hearings on so-called radicalization among Muslim Americans, committee members fuss over a familiar threat: black men who convert in prison.

Report Documents Fake Terror Threats Concocted by FBI and NYPD

Study details three cases in which racially profiled young men were entrapped and convicted for roles in domestic terrorism plots that didn’t exist until cops created them.

The Feds Are Cultivating Their Own "Homegrown Terrorists"

And they’re profiling American Muslims to do it.

The Attempted Mass Murderer Glenn Beck Inspired

California shooter tells Media Matters Beck was his “schoolteacher on TV.”