Tag: Alt-right

Airbnb Cancels Accounts Related to Right Wing Rally

Home rental service Airbnb has been cancelling the accounts of people who booked rentals in relation to a far right wing rally in Charlottesville, Va., a move that has angered white nationalists and prompted First Amendment debates. Airbnb confirmed the cancellation and reported in a statement to NBC29 that the…

Southern Baptists Condemn 'Alt-Right White Supremacy'

The Southern Baptist Convention officially condemned “alt-right white supremacy” on Wednesday a day after an original resolution was shot down. “[We] decry every form of racism, including alt-right white supremacy, as antithetical to the Gospel of Jesus Christ,” the resolution states. Further, members agreed that they “denounce and repudiate white…

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

The campaign and subsequent election of President Donald Trump have made hate groups and words more mainstream. And Breitbart News seems to be attempting to assimilate, too. Steve Bannon, former head of Breitbart before being tapped as Trump’s chief strategist, previously described the publication as “the platform for the alt-right.”…

Adolf Hitler 'Didn't Even Sink to Using Chemical Weapons,' Says Sean Spicer

As the Trump administration receives backlash from anti-Semitic alt-right supporters over Stephen Bannon’s removal from the National Security Council and the political rise of President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, who is Jewish, White House spokesman Sean Spicer minimizes the crimes of Adolf Hitler. During the Jewish holiday of Passover, Spicer…

Thousands Demand Trump Dump Bannon

President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of Breitbart Chairman SteveBannon as his chief strategist has caused significant backlash and sparked a call for Trump to rescind his decision. Bannon is known for heading the “alt-right” news site Breitbart, a position he plans to leave as he transitions into his role in the…

Trump Disavows White Supremacists (But They Know What He Means)

President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday, in his strongest words yet on the subject, condemned and disavowed the support of white supremacists and hate groups cheering his candidacy and celebrating his presidency. But to those whom he condemned, Trump’s words were just that. “I obviously would have preferred he not condemn,…

Fliers Condemning Interracial Dating Found on College Campuses

Alt-Right-branded fliers explaining “Why White Women Shouldn’t Date Black Men,”were found at colleges in Texas, Oklahoma, Indiana and Michigan. By Sheryl Estrada Racist fliers were discoveredatseveral college campusesthis week outlining “Why White Women Shouldn’t Date Black Men.” The fliers, whichfeature photos of white women next to photos of Black men…

White Supremacist To Serve in Top White House Role

The man considered by many to be a de-facto leader of the white supremacist alt-right movement is now the second-most powerful man in the White House. President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday appointed Breitbart chairman Stephen Bannon to serve as his chief strategist and senior counselor a decision that was widely…