Hate-crime training for police woefully inadequate; Trump’s conspiracist embrace; Where those anti-Muslim videos he tweeted came from; and more.
ProPublica: Hate crime training for police is often inadequate, sometimes nonexistent.
Think Progress: Trump’s belief in conspiracy theories paints a picture of a president in chaos.
ADL.org: A short history of how Donald Trump amplifies extremism and hate on Twitter.
Talking Points Memo: Meet Britain First, the violent extremist group retweeted by President Trump.
BuzzFeed: Here’s where that false anti-Muslim video that Trump retweeted came from.
Mother Jones: Internet emails reveal how the Trump administration blocks abortions for migrant teens.
CityWeekly (Salt Lake City, UT): Cliven Bundy’s armed insurrection, rooted in religious extremism, stands on trial.
Newsweek: What is ‘white sharia’? Alt-right blogger doesn’t want women to vote, drive or work.
Washington Post: Tucker Carlson waffles and evades when confronted with white supremacist at Daily Caller.
The Nation: Trumpism infects California’s schools, as Muslim students feel rising discomfort.
Reuters: Facebook reports progress in removing extremist content.
Tucson Weekly (AZ): $59 million in hate-speech fines from Germany can focus the mind, even if you’re Facebook.
New York Times: The Masterpiece Cakeshop case is not about religious freedom, it’s about discrimination.
Media Matters: Six takeaways from The Nation’s investigative report on Alliance Defending Freedom’s legal army.
Imagine 2050: Anti-immigrant sheriff Thomas Hodgson joins FAIR’s advisory board.
Associated Press: Indiana Senate candidate fired aide who was affiliated with white-nationalist group.
Chronicle of High Education: Why the University of Maryland is hiring a ‘hate-bias response coordinator’.
Vice: Hate crimes increased in Canada last year, too.