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5 months ago

Mayor Wu comments on white supremacists’ march in Boston

Mayor Michelle Wu and law enforcement officials gave an update on the group identified by police as Patriot Front that marched through Boston over the weekend.
5 months ago
Mayor Wu comments on white supremacists’ march in Boston
6 months ago

31 alleged white supremacists arrested near Pride event in Idaho

Thirty-one alleged members of the white nationalist "Patriot Front" group were arrested near a Pride event in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
6 months ago
31 alleged white supremacists arrested near Pride event in Idaho
1 year ago

‘I did my job’: Fired Tennessee teacher who taught white privilege

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with teacher Matthew Hawn who was fired from a rural Tennessee High School after teaching mostly white high school kids about white privilege.
1 year ago
‘I did my job’: Fired Tennessee teacher who taught white privilege
1 year ago

$25 million awarded in case against white supremacists responsible for 'Unite the Right' in Charlottesville

A jury awarded $25 million to those harmed by the 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
1 year ago
$25M awarded in case against white supremacists responsible for 'Unite the Right'
1 year ago

White supremacist, neo-Nazi organizers found liable for violence

A jury found white supremacist and neo-Nazi organizers a part of the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville liable and awarded over $25 million in damages to nine victims.
1 year ago
White supremacist, neo-Nazi organizers found liable for violence
1 year ago

Newly released FBI tapes show white supremacist members of 'The Base' plotting terror attacks

Newly released FBI tapes show white supremacist members of "The Base" plotting terror attacks that they hoped would ignite a racial civil war.
1 year ago
Secret FBI recordings show plotting of terror attacks by members of 'The Base'
1 year ago

Civil trial draws white nationalists back to Charlottesville

Jury selection is scheduled to get underway in the high-profile civil case in the U.S. district court in Charlottesville against organizers and certain participants of the "Unite the Right" rally.
1 year ago
Civil trial draws white nationalists back to Charlottesville
1 year ago

Looking back on deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville 4 years later

The rally and death of protester Heather Heyer were wakeup calls for law enforcement to the threat of white supremacist domestic terrorists.
1 year ago
Looking back on deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville 4 years later
2 years ago

'My life as a hater': The dire warning from a white power leader's son

With hate on the rise, the self-admitted ex-racist says it's time to speak out.
2 years ago
'My life as a hater': The dire warning from a white power leader's son
2 years ago

How the Oklahoma City bombing has influenced white supremacists: Part 1

Before killing 168 people and injuring hundreds more in the bombing, Timothy McVeigh supported the ideology of white power groups like the National Alliance, led by William Pierce.
2 years ago
How the Oklahoma City bombing has influenced white supremacists: Part 1
2 years ago

Son of white power group’s leader tries healing from hateful past: Part 2

Kelvin Pierce visits the former National Alliance headquarters. The group is slowly starting to rebuild years after its former leader, his father William Pierce, died.
2 years ago
Son of white power group’s leader tries healing from hateful past: Part 2
3 years ago

White supremacists encouraging their members to spread coronavirus to cops, Jews, FBI says

The alert was sent to local police agencies by federal officials.
3 years ago
White supremacists encouraging members to spread coronavirus to cops, Jews: FBI
3 years ago

Justice Department announces nationwide arrests of members of neo-Nazi Atomwaffen group

The arrests come as the bureau has put a spotlight on neo-Nazi groups.
3 years ago
Gov't announces arrests of members of neo-Nazi group
3 years ago

Inside the neo-Nazi hate group 'The Base,' which is the center of an FBI investigation

The FBI's investigation into alleged members of the neo-Nazi group 'The Base' has revealed new details about the militant organization's inner workings and structure.
3 years ago
Inside the neo-Nazi hate group that is the center of an FBI investigation
3 years ago

More alleged members of neo-Nazi group called 'The Base' arrested

The arrests were announced just before the Virginia Supreme Court upheld a gun ban ahead of a rally where the FBI says several alleged members of the white supremacist group were planning to attend.
3 years ago
More alleged members of neo-Nazi group called 'The Base' arrested
3 years ago

FBI arrests 3 alleged members of neo-Nazi group who reportedly discussed Virginia gun rally

The FBI has arrested three men with suspected ties to a neo-Nazi hate group who planned to travel to a pro-gun rally in Virginia next week.
3 years ago
FBI arrests 3 alleged members of neo-Nazi group who reportedly discussed gun rally
3 years ago

Democrats call for Stephen Miller to resign after leak of emails promoting white nationalism

Democrats are calling for Stephen Miller to resign after a cache of emails promoting white nationalism were leaked.
3 years ago
Dems call for Stephen Miller to resign after emails promoting white nationalism leak
3 years ago

Ohio white nationalist, anti-Semite arrested for threatening to shoot up Jewish community center, police say

An Ohio man has been arrested for making threats toward a local Jewish community center in New Middletown.
3 years ago
White supremacist charged with threatening to shoot up Jewish community center
3 years ago

Charlottesville car rammer gets sentenced to life plus 419 years

The man who killed a female counterprotester when he rammed his car into a crowd at a 2017 Charlottesville rally will spend the rest of his life in prison.
3 years ago
Charlottesville car rammer gets sentenced to life plus 419 years
3 years ago

Charlottesville car rammer James Alex Fields gets life plus 419 years for state charges

Based on a new sentencing issued Friday, James Alex Fields was sentenced to many lifetimes in prison.
3 years ago
Charlottesville car rammer James Fields gets life plus 419 years for state charges
3 years ago

Mother of woman killed in attack at white nationalist rally reacts to sentencing

The mother of Heather Heyer spoke out at a press conference after the sentencing of Alex Fields - the man who rammed his car into a crowd in Charlottesville and killed her daughter in 2017.
3 years ago
Mother of woman killed in attack at white nationalist rally reacts to sentencing
3 years ago

Charlottesville car rammer sentenced to life in prison

James Alex Fields had his sentencing hearing in federal court in Virginia, in the same town where his 2017 car ramming led to the death of a female counter-protester, Heather Heyer.
3 years ago
Charlottesville car rammer sentenced to life in prison
3 years ago

Charlottesville car rammer James Alex Fields sentenced to life in prison

James Alex Fields, who slammed a car into a crowd during white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, received his life sentence today for his federal charges.
3 years ago
Charlottesville car rammer sentenced to life in prison
4 years ago

Calif. district judge tosses US case against members of white nationalist group

The government suffered a loss this week in a case against members of a militant white nationalist group accused of inciting violence at political rallies.
4 years ago
Calif. district judge tosses US case against members of white nationalist group
4 years ago

Charlottesville car rammer changes his plea to guilty in federal hate crimes case

James Alex Fields has pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes after the fatal crash during the protest in Charlottesville.
4 years ago
Charlottesville car rammer changes his plea to guilty in federal hate crimes case
4 years ago

Man pleads guilty to federal hate crimes in fatal Charlottesville incident

James Fields, a self-proclaimed neo Nazi, drove into a group protesting a white nationalist rally in Virginia, killing one woman and injuring dozens in 2017.z
4 years ago
Man pleads guilty to federal hate crimes in fatal Charlottesville incident
4 years ago

Teen arrested over 'ethnic cleansing' threat that closed Charlottesville schools for 2 days

This isn't the Virginia city's first brush with race-based issues.
4 years ago
Teen arrested over 'ethnic cleansing' threat that closed schools for 2 days
4 years ago

Online threat closes Charlottesville, VA schools

Schools in the district are closed for the second consecutive day.
4 years ago
Online threat closes Charlottesville, VA schools
4 years ago

Charlottesville schools closed over 'racially charged' online threat

The Charlottesville City Schools include seven elementary schools, one middle school, one high school and one education program for young patients at the University of Virginia Children's Hospital.
4 years ago
Charlottesville schools closed over 'racially charged' online threat
4 years ago

Charlottesville rally lawsuit to proceed despite Nathan Damigo's bankruptcy filing

A lawsuit against organizers of the 2017 Charlottesville rally will proceed despite a bankruptcy filing, judge rules.
4 years ago
Charlottesville rally lawsuit to proceed despite bankruptcy filing
4 years ago

After sentencing hearing for Charlottesville car attacker, mother of victim Heather Heyer says: 'You see this kind of hatred being stoked and fed'

Susan Bro said her first reaction to the jury's recommendation for life in prison was that “justice was served”: “I was able to sleep that night for the first time.”
4 years ago
Mother of Charlottesville victim talks about hatred in America
4 years ago

Jury recommends life in prison for Charlottesville car attacker

James Alex Fields was found guilty of murder and several counts of wounding.
4 years ago
Jury recommends life in prison for Charlottesville car attacker
4 years ago

Jury recommends life in prison plus 419 years for Charlottesville car attacker

James Alex Fields was found guilty of murder and several counts of wounding.
4 years ago
Jury recommends life in prison for Charlottesville car attacker
4 years ago

'Darkness has tried to swallow us whole': Mother of Charlottesville victim speaks at sentencing hearing

The man who rammed his car into a crowd of counter-protesters was found guilty.
4 years ago
'Darkness has tried to swallow us whole,' says mother of Charlottesville victim
4 years ago

Guilty verdict for man who plowed car into Charlottesville crowd

James Field, who was convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Heather Heyer, now faces up to life in prison.
4 years ago
Guilty verdict for man who plowed car into Charlottesville crowd
4 years ago

Charlottesville car rammer found guilty of first-degree murder

Stems from the August 2017 attack at the violent rally.
4 years ago
Charlottesville car rammer found guilty of first-degree murder
4 years ago

Charlottesville car rammer found guilty of first-degree murder

James Alex Fields was on trial for the death and injuries he is accused of causing when he drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing Heather Heyer.
4 years ago
Charlottesville car rammer found guilty of first-degree murder
4 years ago
Charlottesville driver's calls show no remorse
4 years ago

Alleged Charlottesville car attacker may claim self-defense, lawyer suggests

Jury selection has started in the case connected to the deadly car ramming at the 2017 white nationalist rally in the Virginia town.
4 years ago
Alleged Charlottesville car attacker may claim self-defense, lawyer suggests
4 years ago

Jury selection begins in murder trial for alleged Charlottesville car attacker

James Alex Fields faces a first-degree murder charge for killing counter-protester Heather Heyer in the incident.
4 years ago
Jury selection begins in murder trial for alleged Charlottesville car attacker
4 years ago

'White supremacists' arrested over violent attacks at rallies

Three men are in custody and one is still wanted by authorities.
4 years ago
'White supremacists' arrested over violent attacks at rallies
4 years ago

Police searching for suspects after brawl following right-wing Proud Boys event in New York

Police may be looking for nine or 10 potential suspects.
4 years ago
Police searching for suspects after brawl following right-wing Proud Boys event in NY
4 years ago

4 men arrested in connection with Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville

The four men in California are accused of assault and plotting to incite a riot, authorities said
4 years ago
4 men arrested in connection with Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville
4 years ago

4 'white supremacists' charged with attacking counterprotesters in Charlottesville

The men are facing charges related to the riot act.
4 years ago
4 'white supremacists' charged with attacking counterprotesters in Charlottesville
4 years ago

'Unite the Right' rally in Charlottesville turns violent

A look back at a white nationalist rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017.
4 years ago
'Unite the Right' rally in Charlottesville turns violent
4 years ago

Counterprotesters overwhelm 'Unite the Right' rally

Counterprotesters appeared to far outnumber those who came to protest in support of white civil rights one year after the Charlottesville protests.
4 years ago
Counterprotesters overwhelm 'Unite the Right' rally
4 years ago

Dueling demonstrations in the nation's capital

A small group of extremists staging a so-called "white civil rights" rally were outnumbered by counter-protesters. David Wright reports from Lafayette Park.
4 years ago
Dueling demonstrations in the nation's capital
4 years ago

Charlottesville anniversary: Peaceful protests

Eva Pilgrim reports on the mostly peaceful protests in Charlottesville. There was only a small scuffle leading to the arrest of four protestors.
4 years ago
Charlottesville anniversary: Peaceful protests
4 years ago

Police brace for chaos as white nationalists march in Washington

The president condemned "all racism" one year after the violence in Charlottesville, and spends his "working vacation" in New Jersey.
4 years ago
Police brace for chaos as white nationalists march in Washington
4 years ago

Black man defends participation at Unite the Right rally

Brandon Watson said his decision to support Jason Kessler, the group's organizer, was done to "back a friend."
4 years ago
Black man defends participation at Unite the Right rally