Think Progress (8/8/18)
White supremacists in America are not a unified group, but a loose coalition of hate groups, each fringe and dangerous in their own way. In the year since the deadly violence on display at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., different white nationalist, anti-immigrant, and general hate groups have demonstrated in cities across the country. The Nationalist Socialist Movement, Vanguard America, and League of the South held a “White Lives Matter” rally in Shelbyville, Tenn. in October. In July and again in August, hate groups Patriot Prayer and the Proud Boys clashed with anti-hate protestors in Portland, Ore.
Smaller demonstrations — including the gathering of Identity Evropa members who chanted “build the wall” in front of the Mexican consulate in Manhattan — might only be distinguishable by a flag.
This is a guide to identifying the symbols and chants used by different factions of white supremacists in America.
- Nazi White Supremacists Are Infiltrating Campuses Across The U.S. — While going through an incredibly stressful week of Trump-enflamed assassination attempts against key Democrats, the attempted murder of a black congregation and subsequent murder of two black shoppers at Kroger in Louisville, Kentucky, and the massacre of members of the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, I received a distressed phone call from a student who is currently attending the State University of New York (SUNY) New Paltz, where I have been teaching for over a decade. The campus was recently plastered with posters from a white supremacist group who call themselves “Identity Evropa.” … Read the Rest
Prominent White Nationalist Tweets Picture Of His White House Visit
By Stephanie Kirchgaessner
The Guardian (11/7/18)
A white nationalist with ties to violent extremism announced on Twitter that he had visited the White House, even as Donald Trump decried as “racist” a reporter’s question about the president’s recent claim that he was a “nationalist”.
Patrick Casey, the executive director of a white nationalist group called Identity Evropa, which helped to plan the deadly 2017 Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, VA in which a counter-protester was murdered, tweeted a picture of himself on the grounds of the White House.
The tweet – showing a picture of Casey on White House grounds, with the words “Evropa has landed at the White House!” – was posted on Wednesday but it is not clear whether the pictures were taken simultaneously. …
(Commoner Call cartoon by Mark L. Taylor, 2018. Open source and free for non-derivative use with link to www.thecommonercall.org )