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Sotomayor Nomination Unleashes Furious Attacks

Posted in Anti-Latino by Mark Potok on May 30, 2009

The nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court of Sonia Sotomayor, who would become the court’s first Hispanic if confirmed, has been met by a cacophony of right-wing attack dogs sounding a single furious note: “Racist!” Reacting to Sotomayor’s membership in the Latino rights organization National Council of La Raza and comments she has made on […]

Controversial Tennessee Sheriff Speaks At Hate Group Function

Posted in Hate Groups by Sonia Scherr on January 29, 2009

A Nashville, Tenn., sheriff who’s been criticized for his crackdown on undocumented immigrants recently spoke at a white supremacist gathering. Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall addressed the Middle Tennessee chapter of the Council of Conservative Citizens (CCC), a white nationalist hate group, at a dinner meeting last Nov. 22. Descended from the pro-segregationist White Citizens’ […]

Glenn Spencer, More Hateful by the Day, Drones On

Posted in Anti-Immigrant by Casey Sanchez on January 14, 2009

Glenn Spencer, who heads the hate groups American Patrol and American Border Patrol, loves showing off the high-tech gizmos he uses to track “illegal aliens.” Last April, Spencer set up remote control Internet cameras controlled from his home along the Mexican border in southeastern Arizona — “Operation Virtual Vigilance,” in the paramilitary parlance Spencer favors. […]

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 […]

CCC Denies Hosting Holocaust Denier

Posted in Hate Groups,Holocaust Denial by Sonia Scherr on September 16, 2008

The leader of the Council of Conservative Citizens (CCC), a hate group descended from the segregationist White Citizens Councils, says that his group did not host an infamous Holocaust denier’s speech in Alabama, although one of its officials promoted it. Hatewatch had reported on Sept. 2 that the CCC hosted the Aug. 26 event in […]

FOX News Channel’s ‘Free Speech Activist’ is Infamous Racist Activist

Posted in Holocaust Denial,Media Extremism,White Supremacist by Heidi Beirich on August 7, 2008

On Aug. 4, FOX News aired a segment about the Canadian prosecution of conservative author Mark Steyn for alleged anti-Muslim human rights violations. Steyn, the author of the No. 1 Canadian bestseller, America Alone: The End Of The World As We Know It, has had three complaints lodged against him for human rights violations by […]

Arab-Bashing Extremist Dropped by Libertarians

Posted in Anti-Immigrant,White Supremacist by Sonia Scherr on August 6, 2008

It’s over. After a brief fling, the Libertarian Party has officially dumped its U.S. Senate candidate from Kentucky — former “Predator” movie star Sonny Landham — whose support of genocide against Arabs was apparently too much for the “party of principle.” “When you are in a war, you kill everything that moves,” Landham said during […]

Lou Dobbs Citing Extremists, Again

Posted in Anti-Immigrant,Conspiracies,Media Extremism by Heidi Beirich on July 31, 2008

Lou Dobbs, the CNN host who has been frequently criticized for turning his program, “Lou Dobbs Tonight,” into a forum for anti-immigrant extremists, is at it again. In the past few months, Dobbs has aired six different reports featuring anti-immigrant activist Rick Oltman of Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS). The reports, all narrated by CNN […]

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 […]

White Supremacist Represents School for Poor Minority Kids

Posted in White Supremacist by Heidi Beirich on July 9, 2008

This spring, a high-society New York magazine called Quest ran a short feature about Emilia Fanjul, the wife of sugar baron Jose “Pepe” Fanjul, and her remarkable efforts to help black and migrant worker children out of poverty. The story described how Fanjul, a major philanthropist, was helping to finance and build a sparkling new […]