Right-wing extremists have infiltrated the ranks of the military and law enforcement, as watchdogs and counterterrorism experts have been warning for years — and some were present at, and later arrested for participating in, the January 6 insurrection at the…
By Simon Ostrovsky
Compared to his immediate predecessors, three of whom attended Wednesday's inauguration, Biden is the first president to directly address the ills of white supremacy in an inaugural speech.
By Kat Stafford, Aaron Morrison, Associated Press
In Oregon, the statehouse in Salem is boarded up this weekend and the governor has called up National Guard troops. NewsHour Weekend’s Mori Rothman spoke with Oregon Public Broadcasting reporter Sergio Olmos about far-right extremist groups and homegrown white supremacy…
By Mori Rothman
President Donald Trump left plenty of clues he’d try to burn the place down on his way out the door.
By Calvin Woodward, Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
In the past, President Trump has failed to denounce far-right extremist and racist groups and sentiments when prompted. He did so again during Tuesday night’s first presidential debate, telling members of the white supremacist Proud Boys group to “stand by.”…
By Kathleen Ronayne, Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press
President Donald Trump on Tuesday didn’t condemn white supremacist groups and their role in violence in some American cities this summer, branding it solely a “left-wing” problem and telling one far-right extremist group to “stand back and stand by.”…
By Nick Perry, Associated Press
The white supremacist who slaughtered 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, the first time the maximum available sentence has been imposed in the country.
By Simon Ostrovsky
White supremacist violence in the U.S. is on the rise with deadly incidents increasing sharply over the last five years, according to new figures from the University of Maryland’s Start center. It’s part of a global trend that has led…
By PBS NewsHour
In the 60 years since “To Kill a Mockingbird,” one of the most widely read books in middle school, was published, the lens through which it frames race and its Black characters has come under scrutiny. NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari…
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