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White supremacists set to rally outside White House a year after deadly clash

Aug 12, 2018 - 4:51 PM

United States President Donald Trump tweets a generic condemnation of racism a year after the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia

FACE OF RACISM. A member of the Ku Klux Klan attends a rally on July 8, 2017 calling for the protection of Southern Confederate monuments, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

Twitter removing white supremacists' verified badges

Nov 16, 2017 - 5:40 PM

Twitter takes out the verification badges of at least 4 white supremacist or alt-right accounts, and says it is reviewing its system of giving out the badges

New generation of white nationalist groups flourish under Trump

Aug 15, 2017 - 11:19 AM

Encouraged by President Donald Trump and buoyed by social media a new generation of extremist startups has taken root mostly created by angry young white men anxious to exploit fears of Latino immigration and radical Islam

FACE OF RACISM. This file photo taken on July 08, 2017 shows a member of the Ku Klux Klan during a rally, calling for the protection of Southern Confederate monuments, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP

Trump slams 'evil' racism, singles out KKK, neo-Nazis

Aug 15, 2017 - 9:35 AM

Trump has taken heat from Democrats and Republicans alike for his initial response to Saturday s August 12 violence in Charlottesville Virginia

RAGE. Hundreds of protesters gather outside of Trump Tower along Fifth Avenue on August 14, 2017 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Charlottesville: Race drags town into a fight it does not seek

Aug 14, 2017 - 7:41 AM

A pretty university town imbued with American history Charlottesville Virginia has been thrust into the news by right wing extremists whose views are deeply at odds with the city s sense of its own values

The statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee stands in the center of Emancipation Park the day after the Unite the Right rally devolved into violence August 13, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/AFP

Twitter suspends white supremacist accounts

Nov 17, 2016 - 11:52 AM

Richard Spencer an alt right leader in the U S likens the account suspensions to Adolf Hitler in 1934 wiping out opposition to his Nazi Party

MUTED. The suspensions come a day after the social network announces that they're introducing new tools to fight abusive online behavior. Photo by Leon Neal