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Collecting David Duke: Such a Deal

Posted in White Supremacist by Larry Keller on February 9, 2009

Turns out we were wrong about David Duke. The ex-Klansman and ex-convict who said AIDS is “the only disease that turns fruits into vegetables” is no hatemonger after all. Indeed, “love and beauty inspire all that he does,” according to a brochure hawking Duke’s photographs. The guy who once said that “niggers are primitive animals” […]

GOP Boots Former Klan Leader’s Son

Posted in Klan,White Supremacist by Larry Keller on December 4, 2008

Derek Black isn’t feeling the love from the Palm Beach County, Fla., Republican Party. On Wednesday night, the party’s chairman — or “Jewish supremacist chairman” in the words of Derek’s dad, white nationalist webmaster Don Black — refused to seat the younger Black on the executive committee he won election to in August because Black, […]

Duke Claims Triumph at Shortened, Relocated EURO Conference

Posted in White Supremacist by Larry Keller on November 13, 2008

David Duke revealed this about himself last Saturday: He’s no whiz at math. Or logic. Speaking to the faithful at a conference of his European American Unity and Rights Organization (EURO), Duke said that while nobody is for lynching, liberals have falsely portrayed the history of the gruesome practice. Contrary to popular belief, Duke said, […]

Hate Groups Claim Obama Win is Sparking Recruitment Surge

Posted in Hate Groups,White Supremacist by Sonia Scherr on November 6, 2008

Even as they rail against the election of the nation’s first black president, some white supremacist leaders are claiming that people have flocked to their organizations since Barack Obama’s victory. “The League of the South is reporting a surge in new members within hours of the results from yesterday’s elections,” proclaimed an E-mail that the […]

Hotel Cancels Booking for David Duke Conference

Posted in White Supremacist by Larry Keller on November 4, 2008

Citing a desire to remain a “positive influence” in the community, the owners of the Whispering Woods Hotel & Conference Center near Memphis have canceled a conference scheduled for this weekend by ex-Klan leader and ex-con David Duke’s European-American Unity and Rights Organization (EURO). Hotel officials previously said they were unaware of the true nature […]

David Duke Conference Plans Set Off Brouhaha

Posted in White Supremacist by Larry Keller on November 4, 2008

The Mid-South Peace and Justice Center has been active in Memphis for nearly 27 years, but finds itself only lately on the receiving end of some decidedly hostile rhetoric. Since the social justice group objected last week to an upcoming European-American Unity and Rights Organization (EURO) conference in nearby Olive Branch, Miss., a deluge of […]

Recapping the Stormfront Soap Opera

Posted in Podcasts,White Supremacist by Mark Potok on August 8, 2008

On this week’s podcast, Heidi Beirich and I discuss her eyebrow-raising story about Chloe Black, the former wife of Klan leader David Duke who is currently married to Don Black, founder of the white supremacist website Stormfront. Chloe Black, who has a long movement history of her own, has been fronting for a school meant […]

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 […]

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 Gawker.com 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 […]