Former KKK leader David Duke was one of the six candidates onstage at last night’s Louisiana Senate debate, in case anyone is still doubting whether Donald Trump has emboldened white supremacists. It was one single poll that made Duke — who has credited Donald Trump for inspiring his latest political run — eligible to participate in the… Continue »

According to POLITICO, white nationalists, KKK members and neo-Nazis plan to “watch polls” and harass Black and other voters of color on Election Day: Neo-Nazi leader Andrew Anglin plans to muster thousands of poll-watchers across all 50 states. His partners at the alt-right website “the Right Stuff” are touting plans to set up hidden cameras… Continue »

“Hate Rising,” the new documentary with journalist Jorge Ramos, premiered on Fusion and Univision last night — and for many of us, the images from the film have been sadly all too familiar for the past year and a half. HATE RISING Promo from CatTails on Vimeo. Ramos spent nine months traveling the US and speaking… Continue »

A six-year-old girl was among the recipients of a fundraising letter from former KKK leader and Louisiana Senate candidate David Duke urging voters to back him and Donald Trump, according to the Huffington Post: “’Thank God Trump has emerged and embraced my issues such as stopping immigration, fair trade not free trade, and America First.… Continue »

Donald Trump “has reenergized white supremacist groups and drawn them into mainstream American politics like nothing seen in decades,” writes the Los Angeles Times in a new profile today. “White nationalist leaders who once shunned presidential races have endorsed Trump, marking the first time some have openly supported a candidate from one of the two… Continue »

A Recording of Today’s Call is Available Here Washington, DC— Today, legal, media, and civil rights experts gathered to discuss the serious implications of the Trump campaign’s close ties with white nationalists and the white nationalist media. From the outset the Trump campaign has had a troubling relationship with those individuals or groups espousing white… Continue »

New pieces continue to highlight a disturbing trend that has been all too evident for the past year: Donald Trump is the new standard-bearer of KKK leaders and other right-wing extremists. Since his campaign announcement, Trump has been a magnet for the white nationalist and anti-immigrant movements, who see him as capable of delivering “the… Continue »

With Donald Trump firmly in the GOP front-runner seat, some Republican candidates and elected officials are criticizing his cozy relationship with white nationalists, while admitting that they will nonetheless back him if he is the eventual nominee.  Republicans like Paul Ryan may not want to admit that they have become the Party of Trump, but that’s plain enough for all… Continue »