Perhaps the most bizarre thing about Black Hebrew Israelism is the way it mirrors, with only a change in color, the ideas of Christian Identity.
Mark Potok is an expert on the radical right based in Montgomery, Ala. Now at work on a book, he was an official of the Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights organization known for monitoring the extreme right, for 20 years.
The White House aide’s emails frightened America, and rightly so. But the bigger story is a vast racist network that has shocking reach into the GOP.
Despite the claims of Trump and his enablers, it is not internet algorithms, mental illness, violent video games, or even foreign plots that are driving the violence.
His groups were largely responsible for killing comprehensive immigration reform in 2007.
The intelligence work that is supposed to support law enforcement is being shuttered by an administration that finds bliss in ignorance.
The always-fractured radical right was overjoyed at Trump’s presidency, but no, as one put it, the president “is at best on probation.” So sad for them.
The intent may be fine. But it’s hard not to wonder if he isn’t fundamentally aiding and abetting the cause he claims to oppose.
The League of the South hates black people, Jews, and lots of other people. But there's one country, and one man, it really, really likes.
Honestly, though, they never left us.
It’s the anniversary of the Branch Davidian compound raid, that tragic story of fatal overreach by jackbooted government thugs. The story is total fiction.