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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]