The number of hate groups operating across America rose to 1,020 in 2018 as President Trump continued to fan the flames of white resentment over immigration and the country’s changing demographics, according to a new report released by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
One of the suspects in an alleged plot to attack a Muslim community used a Twitter account as a veritable encyclopedia of “alt-right” conspiracy theories interspersed with well-articulated anti-government, pro-Confederate, anti-immigrant and anti-gun-control rants.
A self-avowed white racist who killed a homeless black man with a sword in 2017, pleaded guilty in New York City Wednesday. Authorities described the murder of Timothy Caughman, 66, who was collecting bottles for recycling,
A 21-year-old man inspired by the Pittsburgh synagogue killings was accused of planning to attack a Toledo synagogue. In an unrelated case, a woman was charged with stockpiling bomb materials and planning a mass killing at a Toledo bar.
James Fields of Maumee, Oh., a supporter of neo-Nazi beliefs who took part in the violent white-supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va., last year, was found guilty of first-degree murder for killing a woman by ramming his car through counterprotesters.
Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of James Alex Fields, Jr., the man accused of ramming his car through a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. The defense says Fields can’t get a fair trial in the city.
Civil rights leader and former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young’s “distinguished contributions to justice” were cited by American Society of Criminology president Karen Heimer in giving him the Presidential Justice Award.