Before Charlottesville, FBI Cited ‘Black Identity Extremists’

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Just before white supremacists descended on Charlottesville, Va., in August, the FBI warned about a new movement that was violent, growing, and racially motivated. The bureau called it “black identity extremists.” Amid a debate over whether the Trump administration has downplayed the threat posed by white supremacist groups, the FBI’s counterterrorism division declared that black identity extremists pose a growing threat of premeditated violence against law enforcement, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!