Stories tagged: white supremacy
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
“I’m really concerned about the safety of the people at my church,” the church’s pastor said.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 11:11 p.m.
After speaking for more than an hour about the dangers of homegrown extremism Tuesday evening, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich announced he will not seek re-election when his term ends …
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
“Our intel suggests it is being held outside Spokane County,” said a spokesman for the Spokane Police Department.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 5:08 p.m.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson is under fire for his comments declaring white supremacy a hoax.
Sun., Aug. 4, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
Three mass shootings this year began with a hateful screed on 8chan, whose founder calls it a terrorist refuge in plain sight
The El Paso massacre began like the fatal attacks earlier this year at mosques in New Zealand and a San Diego-area synagogue: with a racist manifesto and announcement on the …
Mon., July 29, 2019, 5 a.m.
Family of white supremacist murder victims, including Spokane Valley City Council candidate, call for racial equity talk in the city
Lance Gurel, who is one of the candidates running against Spokane Valley City Councilman Arne Woodard, said this weekend the impending execution of Danny Lewis Lee shows why the city …
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.