Stories tagged: white supremacy
Mon., May 6, 2019
It’s called “Dying of Whiteness” and it is a deep dive into a provocative thesis: that white conservative voters, driven by fear of, and antipathy toward “others,” support policies against …
Wed., April 24, 2019, 6:43 a.m.
Rep. Matt Shea links to white nationalist website, defends running background checks on political opponents
Fuming after a new round of headlines about his interactions with far-right activists, state Rep. Matt Shea directed his 4,600 Facebook followers to an obscure Australian website that traffics in …
Mon., April 15, 2019, 10:32 p.m.
Postcards and flyers espousing racist conspiracy theories were distributed at North Idaho College and at least one nearby neighborhood in Coeur d’Alene, with some materials targeting the college’s fourth annual …
Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 8:47 a.m.
Kiah Morris was standing next to Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan at a news conference on Monday in Bennington, Vermont, taking questions from reporters about the racial harassment she endured …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
House GOP strips Iowa Rep. Steve King of House committee assignments in response to white supremacy remarks
Veteran Republican Rep. Steve King will be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years after lamenting that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms.
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
In robocalls featuring ‘Friends’ theme song, California neo-Nazi Patrick Little says he’s coming to Sandpoint
A California man who has called the Holocaust “a lie” and claims Jews conspired to stop him from winning a U.S. Senate race says he plans to establish a “regional …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
A Black Lives Matter protest began in the Spokane County Courthouse on Tuesday morning after two white men accused of hates crimes pleaded not guilty.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Since leaving North Carolina in 1968, Norris Cooley never thought his life would be in danger because of the color of his skin – until a man with a “white …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
In response to a violent hate crime Sunday in north Spokane, prominent community leaders gathered Wednesday morning to denounce racism and hate.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Police make hate crime arrest after ‘skinhead’ suspected of punching black man and shooting his house
A 66-year-old black man was the victim of a seemingly random hate crime Sunday evening
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
A multi-racial coalition of faith, student and community activists announced Saturday that they plan to march from Charlottesville, Virginia, to the nation’s capital in response what they called President Donald …
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Several hundred people marched across the Washington State University campus on Saturday evening to denounce racism and call for tougher actions by the WSU administration to curb discriminatory rhetoric.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Longtime activists who have spent decades fighting hate and discrimination in the Spokane region believe President Donald Trump’s response to Charlottesville has empowered white supremacists.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
The mayor of Charlottesville on Friday called for an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to confirm the city’s right to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, saying …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
To soothe the nation, George W. Bush famously climbed atop a pile of rubble in New York City to speak through a bullhorn after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Barack …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 12:53 p.m.
ATLANTA – President Donald Trump’s widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
A libertarian think tank with ties to Idaho’s top Republicans is defending its decision to invite a conservative author criticized for what some have called racist views linking intelligence to …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday condemned hate speech and bigotry as un-American and antithetical to the values on which the U.S. was founded and promotes abroad. He also …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, said Friday that she won’t talk to President Donald Trump because of comments …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Tiny Fey has returned to “Weekend Update” on “Saturday Night Live” to discuss the violence surrounding a white nationalist rally near her alma mater’s campus in Charlottesville.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Under the cover of night, a work crew removed the statue of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger B. Taney – author of the infamous Dred Scott decision – from …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney on Friday called on President Donald Trump to address the nation and apologize for his remarks about Charlottesville, warning of “an unraveling of our national …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017
Two of Stonewall Jackson’s great-great-grandsons sent a letter to Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney and that city’s Monument Avenue Commission, encouraging the removal of their famous forebear’s statue.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
The children of Johnny Cash are asking white supremacists and other hate groups not to wear or use the country singer’s name or image.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, a Confederate monument on private property in Seattle is causing some tension.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Three of the four members of Idaho’s all-GOP congressional delegation have spoken out strongly against the violence in Charlottesville over the weekend, condemning racism and white supremacy as counter to …
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
The Trump administration on Friday slashed $400,000 in federal funding for one of the few U.S. groups that combat white extremism but denied it is now focusing only on fighting …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 9 a.m.
A man charged with fatally stabbing two men and injuring a third who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade appeared to brag about the attacks as he …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
The cartoonist who created Pepe the Frog has killed off the character in a rebuke to far-right extremists who transformed a benevolent internet meme into a racist, anti-Semitic symbol.
Sun., May 7, 2017
Donald Trump’s conclusion about Jackson places him in a camp of 1930s historians who called it a “needless war.” That view is a product of its time, and that time …