“We have a crisis of hate and extremism in our country—and the toxic ideas propagated by these hate groups not only lead to violence but erode the very foundations of our democracy,” said Lecia Brooks from The Southern Poverty Law Center.
Plagued by infighting and cancelled gigs, the alt-right has been quiet lately. But as we approach the first anniversary of the deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, some groups are back in the streets.
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi on “Face the Racist Nation”: “When you make it about ignorance, you’re also making it about individual people and you’re not making it about power and policy and structures and systems.”
The new filings accuse Richard Spencer, Christopher Cantwell and a variety of other White supremacist leaders of physical and emotional harm due to their roles in August’s deadly “Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville, Virginia.