Conspiracy theories spread about shooter; Bundy legal team stocked with extremists; NBC normalizes ‘Proud Boys’ in segment; and more.
BuzzFeed: Here’s how a false conspiracy theory about the Texas shooter being antifa went viral.
Snopes: No, the Texas church shooter was not a Muslim convert named ‘Samir al-Hajeed,’ either.
Mother Jones: Bundy’s legal team includes a birther, an alleged Ponzi schemer, and an ex-white supremacist.
Marketplace: Half of white millennials believe discrimination against whites is as big a problem as people of color face.
Media Matters: NBC just dangerously normalized the misogynistic alt-right associated ‘Proud Boys.’
Think Progress: Shopify is helping to monetize the latest white-nationalist meme, ‘It’s Okay to Be White.’
AV Club: Please enjoy this interviewer embarrassing a breathtakingly smug Richard Spencer.
Right Wing Watch: Pamela Geller predicts ‘no-go zones’ in United States within the next 10 years.
Salon: Virginia school-board candidate targets high-school student in wildly transphobic TV ad.
Mail-Tribune (Medford, OR): White-nationalist ‘True Cascadia’ posters upset local residents, spur confrontations.
LGBTQ Nation: Some of America’s most notorious anti-LGBT activists are in Egypt as that nation arrests gay men.
Eagle-Tribune (Amherst, MA): Massachusetts governor revives hate-crimes panel because of uptick in incidents.
Phoenix New Times (AZ): Despite armed protests, CAIR-Arizona banquet gets a record turnout.
Miami Herald (FL): Six Miami firefighters fired after noose, lewd drawings targeting black colleague are found.
Raw Story: Police in Michigan search for hate-crime suspect who allegedly beat up 17-year-old boy ‘because he’s gay’.
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis, MN): Swastika, anti-Semitic graffiti under investigation at Macalester College campus.
Morning Call (Allentown, PA): Jewish students in Lehigh County besieged with hateful online messages, ADL reports.
KNKX-FM (Tacoma, WA): White nationalist banners reported hanging from freeway overpasses in Tacoma, Gig Harbor.
Reveal News: The Hate Report: A swastika pumpkin and KKK propaganda on Halloween.