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The Last Word: Hatewatch’s 2nd Annual Smackdown Awards

Posted in Year-End by Mark Potok on December 30, 2008

It’s been another sorry year in the world of hate, as knuckle-dragging white supremacists and their fellow travelers did their best to make our country a little worse with each new passing day. Here at Hatewatch, we’ve been hard at work trying to winnow away the garden-variety savagery that habitués of our blog know so […]

Neo-Nazi Leader Bill White Indicted Again

Posted in Neo-Nazi by Mark Potok on December 11, 2008

Federal prosecutors announced today that Bill White, arguably the most important neo-Nazi leader in America, has been indicted on seven counts related to making Internet and other threats that could bring him 55 years in prison and $1.75 million in fines. White was already being held in a federal holding facility in Chicago, where he […]

Neo-Nazi Leader Bill White Jailed, Charged With Obstructing Justice

Posted in Anti-Black,Anti-LGBT,Anti-Semitic,Extremist Crime,Neo-Nazi by Mark Potok on October 19, 2008

This time, he finally went too far. At least that’s what federal officials apparently concluded when they charged neo-Nazi leader Bill White (arrest photo, right), the threat-spewing former anarchist from Roanoke, Va., with obstructing justice on Friday. As first reported by Hatewatch on Sept. 12, the leader of the American National Socialist Workers Party had […]

Neo-Nazi Leader Investigated for Allegedly Intimidating Juror

Posted in Anti-Black,Anti-Semitic,Neo-Nazi by Larry Keller on October 17, 2008

Federal agents, digging for possible evidence to charge neo-Nazi provocateur Bill White with threatening a juror, have seized computer modems, servers and other equipment from a Roanoke, Va., apartment where his website is based. The website,, has been shut down since the FBI served a search warrant on the apartment on Saturday. The search […]

Neo-Nazi Magazine to Feature Obama Assassination Cover

Posted in Hate Groups,Neo-Nazi by Mark Potok on September 12, 2008

Neo-Nazi boss Bill White, long given to swaggering threats and proposals for violence, this week went even further than normal — announcing plans for a magazine cover headlined “Kill This NIGGER?” with a photo of Barack Obama and, two days later, publishing the home address of a juror who helped convict another neo-Nazi leader in […]

Stormfront Founder’s Wife Sets Off Firestorm

Posted in White Supremacist by Heidi Beirich on July 28, 2008

A revelation published earlier this month by Hatewatch — that Chloe Black, wife of former Klan leader Don Black, was the public relations contact for a philanthropist’s efforts to build a campus for children of poor black and Latino children in Florida — caused quite a stir in the media and elsewhere. The website […]

Far Right Wins in Florida, Loses in Indiana

Posted in Hate Groups,Neo-Nazi,White Supremacist by David Holthouse on May 21, 2008

Every election season brings a new crop of political hopefuls from the radical right. So far this year, their win-loss record is a respectable 1-1. Black voters in Lake Wales, Fla., are claiming they were “snookered” into voting for John Paul Rogers, the former Florida grand dragon, or state leader, of the United Klans of […]

Weakened NSM Promises Major D.C. Rally on Saturday

Posted in Hate Groups,Neo-Nazi by Mark Potok on April 16, 2008

The National Socialist Movement (NSM), America’s largest neo-Nazi organization, is promising to bring hundreds of “Patriotic Americans” to Washington, D.C, to protest illegal immigration this Saturday — the 13th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, which was carried out by a man influenced by neo-Nazi ideology. NSM “Commander” Jeff Schoep, who late last year moved […]

Under Pressure, Neo-Nazi Landlord Puts Properties on Market

Posted in Neo-Nazi by Brentin Mock on April 3, 2008

Bill White has a duplex to sell you. Make that 17 duplexes. The neo-Nazi landlord has put the bulk of his Roanoke, Va., real estate holdings on the market, Hatewatch has learned. Asking price: a cool $2 million. Although White has complained recently about subprime financing woes, it’s unclear exactly what’s motivating this sudden move, […]