Since 2017, the FBI has warned US Congress that the rise of white nationalism and the violence of extremist militia groups is a dangerous domestic terrorism threat.
The public hearings of the House Jan. 6 investigative committee will deal with unprecedented events in American history, but the very investigation of these events has strong precedent.
If history is a guide, expanding police powers to address current white nationalist threats could result in future repression of activists of color.
For many extremist groups, a primary goal is to spread their ideology. Costumes and uniforms – even ridiculous ones – are a form of spectacle that can garner attention and interest.
To distill the violent insurrection at the US Capitol into a tale of angry male rage is to overlook the threat that women in the mob posed.
The FBI has long warned that white supremacist groups are seeking to infiltrate police, which makes the events of Jan. 6 all the more concerning.
The KKK appeared in Canada in 1921. Nowhere else in Canada did the Klan achieve the influence it attained in Saskatchewan, where it helped bring down a government.
Major changes in the language of white supremacists have happened in the last decade that provide a window into how the groups mobilize support, shape political perceptions and advance their cause.
KKK membership is falling rapidly across the US, according to a respected report. Ideas of hate, though, remain.
What is interesting about the true story is what Lee doesn’t have the time, or perhaps the inclination, to show.
Exit polling shows that Hillary Clinton actually won the poor and working class vote. If “Make America Great Again” wasn’t fueled by an angry underclass, what powered it?
Trump has given extremists a high-profile stage, but in the process exposed them to the disinfecting sunlight.
The former KKK grand wizard from Louisiana is hopeful Trump supporters will turn out for his bid for U.S. Senate. Political scientists who have studied his career consider his chances.
100 years ago, America’s infamous racist group staged a near-takeover of the nation’s film and media industries. Here’s how they did it.