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RAM member Ben Daley (center) attacks an unidentified woman at the “Unite the Right” rally on Aug. 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Racist, Violent, Unpunished: A White Hate Group’s Campaign of Menace

By Editors' Choice

They train to fight. They post their beatings online. And so far, they have little reason to fear the authorities. By A.C. Thompson, ProPublica, Ali Winston and Darwin BondGraham for ProPublica — It was about 10 a.m. on Aug. 12 when the melee erupted just north of Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia. About two dozen white supremacists — many equipped with helmets and wooden shields — were battling with…

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Will the United States Ever Transcend White Supremacy?

Will the United States Ever Transcend White Supremacy?

By Commentaries/Opinions

Now that the violence in Charlottesville has forced “white supremacy” into our political vocabulary, let’s ask an uncomfortable question: “When will the United States transcend white supremacy?”

My question isn’t, “What should we do about the overt white supremacists who, emboldened by Trumpism’s success, have pushed their way back into mainstream politics?” I want to go beyond easy targets to ask, “When will U.S. society…

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