A.C. Thompson

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Federal Judge Dismisses Charges Against 3 White Supremacists
The three, members of the Rise Above Movement, had been charged under a federal anti-riot statute with planning and then carrying out assaults at rallies in California in 2017. The judge said the federal statute used to prosecute them was unconstitutional.
June 4, 2019
Once Defiant, All Four White Supremacists Charged in Charlottesville Violence Plead Guilty
Guilty pleas last week by two prominent members of the Rise Above Movement came after pledges to fight federal charges and claims that those jailed were political prisoners punished for their controversial views.
May 6, 2019
Member of White Supremacist Group Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Protesters at 2017 Rally
Tyler Laube is one of the eight members or associates of the Rise Above Movement who were arrested on federal riot charges.
November 21, 2018
An Atomwaffen Member Sketched a Map to Take the Neo-Nazis Down. What Path Officials Took Is a Mystery.
Some experts and former officials see the case as part of a larger pattern, evidence that federal agencies are understaffed and out of position in confronting the threat of white supremacist terrorism — even as the FBI’s latest report shows a spike in hate crimes for the third straight year.
November 20, 2018
Brothers Whom Authorities Linked to Pittsburgh Shooting Suspect Had Flyer Supporting Neo-Nazi Group, Officials Say
Prosecutors indicated that the contents of the Washington, D.C., house they searched bolstered their fear that Jeffrey and Edward Clark might well have been bent on violence.
November 16, 2018
Brothers Who Were Online Friends With Pittsburgh Shooting Suspect Had Ties to Violent Neo-Nazis
The authorities said they arrested a Washington, D.C., man who had hailed the Pittsburgh suspect and might have known more about the attack. The man and his brother had talked of wanting to kill Jews and blacks, prosecutors said.
November 14, 2018
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Documenting Hate: New American Nazis
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate a neo-Nazi group that has actively recruited inside the U.S. military.
November 20, 2018
4 Members of Violent White Supremacist Group Face Riot Charges, Federal Authorities Say
The charges against members of the Rise Above Movement come weeks after four other members or associates of the group were indicted on riot charges in Virginia.
October 24, 2018
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Documenting Hate: Charlottesville
FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the white supremacists and neo-Nazis involved in the 2017 Charlottesville rally.
August 7, 2018
A Day After Report, Violent White Supremacist Loses Job With Defense Contractor
Michael Miselis "is no longer an employee at Northrop Grumman," a company spokesman told FRONTLINE and ProPublica in an email.
July 6, 2018
American Hate Group Looks to Make Allies in Europe
Trips to Ukraine. Mixed martial arts events with a white supremacy flavor. California’s Rise Above Movement goes on the road.
July 5, 2018
He is a Member of a Violent White Supremacist Group; So Why is He Working for a Defense Contractor with a Security Clearance?
Michael Miselis took part in the violent Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville. So far, it hasn’t damaged his standing at Northrop Grumman.
July 5, 2018