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Florida university grapples with white supremacist student

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Student admits to writing racist message in high school bathroom

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White supremacist convicted of triple homicide in Washington state

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White supremacist convicted of triple homicide in Washington state


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UC safety leaders seek guidance ahead of anticipated visit by white nationalist speaker

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Westfield State University increases security following reports of racism

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Parents and Community Activists address racist slur found written in girl’s bathroom

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White nationalist Spencer banned from 26 European nations | Idaho Statesman
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U.S. white nationalist Richard Spencer reportedly banned from 26 European Schengen nations
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Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer banned from 26 European countries for attempting to attend pro-white rally in Poland
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Florida university grapples with white supremacist student
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White nationalist reportedly banned from 26 European nations
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White nationalist reportedly banned from 26 European nations
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Last year, following the presidential election, I wrote a column suggesting that people who identify as White consider working in their own families and communities to address the racism and bigotry that helped to put Donald Trump in office. I asked what if the well-intentioned White allies who have moved to urban centers to “help” communities of color had instead remained in their own communities—however racially regressive and intolerable—and worked to make them better at engaging in race relations   Read More ...
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'Crying Nazi' expresses hope for return to NH | New Hampshire
KEENE — A self-proclaimed white nationalist, who up until recently called Keene home, has spoken about returning to the Elm City. Christopher Cantwell, who garnered the name the “Crying Nazi,” continues to be held in jail without bail in Virginia. He was originally charged with three felonies stemming from charges that he allegedly used pepper spray on counter-protesters at the Charlottesville riots in August   Read More ...
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