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Hatewatch Headlines 3/6/2018

Mosques may give immigrants sanctuary; Why Americans succumb to bots so easily; Spencer’s Michigan foray a fight-filled flop; and more.

National Public Radio: Mosques consider offering sanctuary in U.S. to Latinos at risk of deportation.

Salon: Americans are such easy targets for extremist bots and trolls because they’re intellectually ill-prepared.

Huffington Post: After fights and arrests, Richard Spencer speaks to tiny crowd at Michigan State.

ClickOnDetroit: Alt-right supporter of Spencer arrested after pointing gun at protesters.

Detroit Free Press (MI): Alt-right cocktail party canceled after warning from Sterling Heights police.

BBC (UK): Patrik Hermansson describes his year undercover with the American alt-right.

Media Matters: How Alex Jones has pushed the ‘crisis actor’ conspiracy theory about the Parkland students.

Right Wing Watch: Infowars is organizing a ‘life or death’ protest at this year’s SXSW gathering in Austin.

San Antonio Express-News (TX): Conspiracy-theorist couple arrested after harassing Sutherland Springs pastor.

Vice: This small Mississippi town rejected its first gay-pride parade, but the organizers are fighting back.

Think Progress: Immigrant advocates arrested as they urge Congress to support legal remedies for Dreamers.

Oregonian: Decorated Marine who assaulted Iraqi restaurant employee avoids prison for hate-crime conviction.

Associated Press: White supremacist who bought gun for ‘Dylann Roof style’ mass shooting pleads guilty.

CBS Los Angeles: Racist woman caught on video harassing Asian couple exposed as professor who offers to ‘enlighten the public.’

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