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Intelligence Report
2000
Summer Issue
September 15, 2000

As neo-Confederates mythologize the 'nobility' of the Jim Crow South, a series of recently reopened murder cases recall the bloody nature of American apartheid.

Intelligence Report
2000
Winter Issue
March 15, 2000

In January, the South Carolina Heritage coalition organized a rally in honor of the Confederate flag in Columbia, South Carolina. The coalition said it was defending 'heritage, not hate,' although many racists were in attendance.

SPLC Designated Hate Group
Originally founded by a group that included many Southern university professors, over the years the group lost its academic luster as it became more explicitly racist. The League denounces the federal government and Northern and Coastal states as part of a materialist and anti-religious society...
Weaver, who earned a bachelor’s in theology from Bob Jones University (which until 2000 banned interracial dating), is the pastor of Freedom Baptist Ministries in Fitzgerald, Ga., and preaches weekly in Waycross, Ga., and Live Oak, Fla. But his interests go way beyond preaching. For years, Weaver...
In the late 1970s, an extremist Catholic sect ordained Cathey, but he didn't maintain the faith and became a North Carolina state archivist shortly thereafter. In the first years of the 21st century, Cathey aided an extremist takeover attempt aimed at the Sons of Confederate Veterans, a Southern...
Billing itself as a defender against "heritage violations" — attacks on the culture and symbols of the Confederacy — the SLRC was formed in 1996 by Lyons and his brother-in-law Neill Payne, and it has handled a number of cases involving the Confederate battle flag. But controversy has dogged the...

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