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Revealing Themselves on Campus

By | December 5th, 2017|Education, Extremism, Intergroup Relations|

While it’s unsurprising now when racist, homophobic or anti-Semitic posters crop up on college campuses, a rarer event is the white nationalist culprits sticking around to pose for photos.

But such is the case at Southern Methodist University, where police are currently investigating banners and posters espousing white supremacy that

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In the Age of ISIS, Who’s a Terrorist, and Who’s Simply Deranged?

By | July 18th, 2016|Extremism, Intergroup Relations, Police & Community|

WASHINGTON — In December 2014, a middle-aged man driving a car in Dijon, France, mowed down more than a dozen pedestrians within 30 minutes, occasionally shouting Islamic slogans from his window.

The chief prosecutor in Dijon described the attacks, which left 13 injured but no one dead, as

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Music Style Is Called Supremacist Recruiting Tool

By | August 9th, 2012|Extremism, Hate Crimes|

MILWAUKEE — The shooting rampage by an avowed white supremacist that killed six people at a suburban Sikh Temple near here came at a time of both growth and disarray in the supremacist movement.

Read more in The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/08/us/hatecore-music-is-called-white-supremacist-recruiting-tool.html?_r=1&src=me&ref=us

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Sikh temple shooter seems to have followed ‘lone wolf’ path, quotes CAHRO board member Brian Levin

By | August 9th, 2012|Extremism, Hate Crimes|

Law enforcement has pored through more than 100 leads following the shootings that left six people dead at a Sikh temple this week, trying to determine whether gunman Wade Michael Page acted alone or was part of a group bent on carrying out acts of neo-Nazi violence.

Read more in the Los Angeles Times: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-sikh-temple-shooting-20120809,0,6891673.story

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Wisconsin shooting brings secretive white power music into focus

By | August 8th, 2012|Extremism|

The hate-filled music subculture is gaining attention amid news that Wade Michael Page, the suspect in the deadly Wisconsin shooting, played in white power bands.

Read more in the Los Angeles Times: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/music/posts/la-et-ms-hate-rock-20120808,0,7798877.story

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Sikh temple shooter said to be white suprem

By | August 6th, 2012|Extremism, Hate Crimes|

OAK CREEK, Wis.—The gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin before he was shot to death by police was identified Monday as a 40-year-old Army veteran and former leader of a white supremacist metal band.

Read more in The Boston Globe: http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2012/08/06/motive_sought_after_6_slain_at_wis_sikh_temple/

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Ten Years After

By | September 13th, 2011|Extremism|

By Booth Gunter with Brian Levin

On Sept. 8, 2009, Najibullah Zazi a car in Colorado and drove to New York City, where he had spent his childhood. His visit was no social occasion. For two months, he had been buying chemicals from beauty supply stores so that he could make triacetone triperoxide, a highly explosive

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15 Years Since, Lessons Remain From Oklahoma City Bombing

By | September 13th, 2011|Extremism, Hate Crimes|

One of my most enduring memories of the Oklahoma City Bombing, which occurred fifteen years ago today, is not even about the bombing or the day itself, but the murderer. How incredibly average and unremarkable the bomber looked, I thought to myself as I sat yards away from Timothy McVeigh in a Federal District Court

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