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‘Klanbly Friendly’ Tennessee: State Becomes Hate Tourist Mecca
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/12/03/tennessee-where-the-klan-was-born-now-hosts-many-racist-events/

In early November, around a hundred leaders and supporters of one of the largest Ku Klux Klan groups in the United States held a secretive “summit” in what is called ...

Heimbach Flusters Movement Elite With Calls For ‘Death To America’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/11/18/heimbach-flusters-movement-elite-with-calls-for-death-to-america/

[caption id="attachment_18197" align="alignright" width="300"] A slide from Matthew Heimbach's presentation.[/caption]Tempers flared and growing ideological differences came ...

TradYouth Leaders Speak Out on ‘Sabbatical’ from White Nationalism
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/05/07/tradyouth-leaders-speak-out-on-sabbatical-from-white-nationalism/

Faced with the condemnation of their church, Matthew Heimbach and Matt Parrott, founders of the white nationalist Traditionalist Youth Network (TradYouth), have decided to ...

Hatewatch Exclusive: Heimbach Says White Nationalist Ranks Plagued by ‘Cowardice’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/11/07/hatewatch-exclusive-heimbach-says-white-nationalist-ranks-plagued-by-cowardice/

At 22, Matthew Heimbach is a rising white nationalist star, just as eager to get into bed with graying Southern secessionists as he is with steel-toe-boot-wearing neo-Nazis.Over ...

Racist Leader Billy Roper Shutters White Revolution, Joins Klan
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/09/08/bill-roper-shutters-white-revolution-joins-klan/

Billy Roper, one of the country’s leading professional racists, says he’s closing the doors of his 9-year-old White Revolution organization, which he concedes has been ...

Klan Boss Ron Edwards Sentenced to Four Years on Drug Charges
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/05/26/klan-boss-ron-edwards-sentenced-to-four-years-on-drug-charges/

A federal judge this morning sentenced Ronald Wayne Edwards (seen at right during a deposition in 2007), former imperial wizard of the Kentucky-based Imperial Klans of America ...

Little Pulaski, Tenn., to Suffer Through Another Racist Event
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/09/03/little-pulaski-tenn-to-suffer-through-another-racist-event/

Although it’s a small town of about 7,800, Pulaski, Tenn. may well be the white supremacist epicenter of the nation — at least if the number of rallies held there by bigoted ...

After the Election
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/11/07/editorial-after-the-election/

After 250 years of slavery, a century of Jim Crow laws, and a legacy of racial terror that includes the lynching of thousands of African Americans, America has elected a black ...

Justice Department Aryan Brotherhood of Texas Prosecutions Complete
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2015/01/12/justice-department-aryan-brotherhood-of-texas-prosecutions-complete/

The Justice Department targeted the “worst of the worst” in its just-concluded successful prosecutions of one of the largest and most-violent racist gangs in the United ...

In Racially Troubled Arkansas City, Battle of the Billboards Reignites
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/12/31/in-racially-troubled-arkansas-city-battle-of-the-billboards-reignites/

This time, there is no doubt who put up the latest racially charged billboard in Harrison, Ark., a nearly all-white city in the Ozarks that is struggling for its soul.The ...