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Hatewatch Headlines 10/18/2018

Are Proud Boys new face of the GOP? Fake news makes students doubt all news; ‘Today’ gives white supremacists a shiny platform; and more.

Huffington Post: The Proud Boys, the GOP, and ‘fascist creep’ in American politics.

New York Daily News: Too late, New York Republicans scramble to distance themselves from Proud Boys.

Raw Story: Viral video shows Gavin McInnes calling on Trump supporters to commit violence.

Poynter Institute: Fake news is making college students question all news, study finds.

NBC News: White nationalist ‘Identity Evropa’ leader says he wants to take over the Republican Party.

Media Matters: NBC’s ‘Today’ provides white supremacists with a platform for free publicity.

Miami New Times (FL): Professors want Turning Point USA kicked off campus after racist comments are exposed.

Washington Post: The clashes between far left and far right groups in Oregon create a headache for officials in Portland, Michigan.

Oregonian: Ammon Bundy is taking his land-rights message on the road again.

Think Progress: Interior Dept. selects Bundy supporter who favors ‘war’ against the BLM to serve as senior legal adviser.

The Forward: RNC takes neo-Nazi money; Trump campaign still hasn’t returned racists’ gifts.

USA Today: Ex-officers get prison time for framing black teenager for burglaries in Florida.

ProPublica: Charlottesville’s other Jim Crow legacy: Separate and unequal education.

Associated Press: Arkansas drops 4,100 more people from Medicaid over work rule.

Right Wing Watch: Jesse Lee Peterson thinks ‘black people have brought [racism] upon themselves.’

Des Moines Register (IA): Rep. Steve King endorses white nationalist Faith Goldy in her bid for Toronto mayor.

Express-News (San Antonio, TX): Man who torched ornate Texas mosque sentenced to 24 years in prison.

People: White woman dubbed ‘Golfcart Gail’ calls cops on black father at his son’s soccer game.

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