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Heimbach Surfaces at League of South Protest, Then Returns to ‘Sabbatical’

Posted in Neo-Nazi,White Nationalism,White Supremacist by Ryan Lenz on July 2, 2014

The last time we heard from Matthew Heimbach, head of the white nationalist Traditionalist Youth Network, he was one step away from saying goodbye to racist activism. His pastor at a Christian Orthodox church in Indiana had asked him to be silent on his racist views and spend time being the contemplative steward of his […]

Not Your Grandfather’s League of the South

Posted in White Supremacist by Heidi Beirich on March 14, 2014

The League of the South (LOS) held another of its anti-immigrant rallies against “Southern demographic displacement” this past Saturday in Tallahassee, Fla. The event targeted Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) for his support of “Third World immigration” and “amnesty.” Making his racist views perfectly clear, LOS head Michael Hill told a reporter, “I’m standing up for […]

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 […]

Second Vermont Republic Calls on League of the South to Denounce Racism

Posted in Hate Groups,Neo-Confederate,White Supremacist by Heidi Beirich on July 3, 2008

Thomas H. Naylor, the founder and leader of the secessionist Second Vermont Republic (SVR), has called on his former allies in the racist League of the South (LOS) to unequivocally distance themselves from racism and hatred. The LOS (see related recent post), which among other things believes slavery to be “God-ordained” and is against interracial […]

League of the South Leader Depicts Obama With ‘Rubber Spear’

Posted in Hate Groups,Neo-Confederate by Mark Potok on July 2, 2008

Michael Hill (right, with convicted “Aryan” terrorist Michael Tubbs), president of the neo-secessionist League of the South, has long claimed angrily that his is no racist group and that he is no white supremacist — this despite his repeated calls for a return to “general European hegemony” in the South, his description of slavery as […]

Vermont Secessionists Team Up with Racist Neo-Confederates

Posted in Podcasts by Mark Potok on June 24, 2008

This week, Heidi Beirich and I discuss her fascinating Intelligence Report story about supposedly “progressive” Vermont separatists teaming up with racist Southern secessionists. It’s an extraordinary tale of left meeting right — or, as our story headline has it, “North Meets South.”