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.