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Trump Speaks at Event Hosted by Hate Group

Trump Speaks at Event Hosted by Hate Group

President Trump is the first sitting president to speak at the Values Voter Summit, put on by the Family Research Council (FRC).

Klan Members Rally Against Removal of General Lee Statue in Virginia

Airbnb Cancels Accounts Related to Right Wing Rally

The move by the company has sparked debate about First Amendment rights and corporate discrimination policies.

Breitbart and the Alt-Right’s Attempt to Go Mainstream

Breitbart and the Alt-Right’s Attempt to Go Mainstream

As racially divisive rhetoric and hate groups become more mainstream, “the platform for the alt-right” is trying to fit in, too — but advertisers are already running away.

Trump’s Anti-Semitism Response ‘Too little, too late’

Trump’s Anti-Semitism Response ‘Too little, too late’

“Did you think that the election of Trump, a president endorsed by the chair of the American Nazi party … was going to usher in a wave of inclusiveness that would include Jews?”

Year of Hate

Hate Groups on the Rise, with a Tripling of Anti-Muslim Groups

“2016 was an unprecedented year for hate … with a resurgence of white nationalism that imperils the racial progress we’ve made … and a president whose policies reflect the values of white nationalists.”

Neo-Nazis: 'Donald Trump is setting us free'

Neo-Nazis: ‘Donald Trump is setting us free’

A new move by President Trump would remove white nationalists and other hate groups from extremist databases — "absolutely a signal of favor to us," neo-Nazis rejoiced.

White Nationalists Blame Black Lives Matter for Chicago Torture Incident

White Nationalists Blame Black Lives Matter for Chicago Torture Incident

BLM and the Black community have condemned the heinous hate crime, which police have not connected to any group. Yet, #BLMKidnapping prematurely trended on social media.

'The Trump Effect': The Election's Negative Impact on Students

‘The Trump Effect’: The Election’s Negative Impact on Students

According to a new report, nine out of 10 educators have noticed "a negative impact on students' mood and behavior" since the election. Education workers shared stories on what's changed in their schools since the election.

Hate Speech, Nazi-Inspired Vandalism Rears Ugly Head in Trump Aftermath

Post-Election Hate Crimes Roughly Seven Times Higher than Average

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) released its newest report, revealing nearly 900 incidents of harassment and hate in the 10 days following Donald Trump’s election.

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

The alarming spike in hate incidents mostly occurred in K-12 schools, and the most were anti-immigrant.

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Calls for Vigilance on Hate Crimes

NY Attorney General Calls for Vigilance on Hate Crimes

"To remain silent is to engage in a dangerous new permissiveness that threatens our American way."

Hate Incidents Hit 'Frightening' Numbers

College Campuses Erupt in Hate Incidents

Between November 9 and 14 the Southern Poverty Law Center recorded record numbers of intimidation and harassment incidents. Many have occurred in schools.

Steve Bannon

White Supremacist To Serve in Top White House Role

Breitbart chairman Stephen Bannon, credited with making the conservative website more openly racist and anti-Semitic, to be “equal partners” with White House chief of staff.

ACLU to Trump: 'We'll see you in court'

ACLU to Trump: ‘We’ll see you in court’

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) promised to be "eternally vigilant every single day" that Trump is president to ensure he does not implement unconstitutional policies that take away basic civil rights.

U.S. militia girds for trouble as presidential election nears

U.S. Militia Girds for Trouble as Presidential Election Nears

Trump's candidacy has "legitimized" the ideals of extremist and militia groups that had previously been "on the political fringe," one researcher says.

Crusader, Ku Klux Klan Newspaper, Declares Support for Trump

Ku Klux Klan Newspaper Declares Support for Trump

America was great because it "was founded as a White Christian Republic," according to an article published in The Crusader, a Ku Klux Klan newspaper.

Alabama Chief Justice Ousted Over Gay Marriage Defiance

Alabama Chief Justice Ousted Over Gay Marriage Defiance

Chief Justice Roy Moore called the ousting the result of "radical homosexual and transgender groups" trying to push "their immoral agenda."

The local White Lives Matter group is connected to the Aryan Renaissance Society, a neo-Nazi group.

NAACP in Houston Denounces ‘White Lives Matter’ Protest

The local White Lives Matter group is connected to the Aryan Renaissance Society, a neo-Nazi group.

Trump Revels in Neo-Nazi Support

Trump Revels in Neo-Nazi Support

GOP frontrunner repeatedly tweets messages appealing to white supremacists.

Funding Prejudice: Islamophobic Groups Net More Than $205 Million

A new report finds groups perpetuating prejudice against Muslims, some even having political ties, have increased revenue since 2008.

Donald Trump

Trump Courts Anti-LGBT Hate Groups After Standing with Gay Community

During a private meeting in New York today Trump will meet "the most bigoted, most homophobic and most influential anti-LGBT advocates in the United States."

Caleb Bailey, delegates

Trump Delegates Include Racists and Criminals

More disturbing information about the backgrounds of Trump's selected delegates

Mississippi, Confederate

Confederate Flag Will Continue to Fly Over Mississippi

Gov. Phil Bryant declared April "Confederate Heritage Month" once again.

Georgia Lawmaker: KKK ‘not so much a racist thing’

State Rep. Tommy Benton compared people who want to get rid of Confederate symbols to members of ISIS and said the Civil War "was not fought over slavery."