Is Trump responsible for hate-crimes rise? Behind the pardon for the Hammonds; LA sheriff’s office may have harbored a racist clique; and more.
Newsweek: Donald Trump and rising hate crime numbers: Is he responsible?
Salon: Trump’s startling agenda appears to involve taking white supremacy worldwide.
Think Progress: The real story behind Trump’s pardon of two Oregon ranchers.
Pacific Standard: Pardons for two Oregon ranchers is a victory for Bundys, and an ominous loss for public lands advocates.
Los Angeles Times: After decades of problems, new allegations surface of a secret racist clique with L.A. County sheriff’s department.
The Hill: ‘Unmasking Antifa Act’ includes 15-year prison term proposal for wearing mask at public protest.
Right Wing Watch: This alt-right chat server has been trying to radicalize children playing video games.
Mother Jones: Inside the radical, uncomfortable movement to reform white supremacists.
Raw Story: Are taboos against fascism and white supremacy breaking down in colleges and universities?
Media Matters: Newsbusters promoted a white nationalist piece that claimed black people are ‘a threat to all’ they encounter.
The Guardian: Officials admit they may have separated a family — who might be U.S. citizens — for up to a year.
Union-Leader (Manchester, NH): Man accused of grabbing woman’s hijab is ex-Blackwater employee, bronze star recipient.
Post and Courier (Charleston, SC): South Carolina man imprisoned after voicing admiration for Dylann Roof, buying gun.
CNN: Woman arrested in brutal beating of 95-year-old man who was told to ‘go back to Mexico.’
Phoenix New Times (AZ): Accused neo-Nazi killer Travis Ricci gets a mistrial after prosecutors’ error.
KGW-TV (Denver, CO): Colorado police officer back on the job after getting fired for using racial slur.
Vox: ‘Get out, little punks’: Racist incidents at swimming pools have a long history in the USA.
San Francisco Chronicle (CA): Skateboard used as a weapon in alleged San Francisco racial hate crime against white man.
Houston Chronicle (TX): Former New Black Panther leader tried to pass himself off as an attorney, family alleges.
Munich Metro (Germany): German Nazi sympathizer gets life sentence for immigrant murders.