Category: Alt-Right

White Supremacists go to College: New Tactics, Same Old White Supremacy

By Abby Ferber The landscape of organized white supremacy has dramatically changed since I conducted my research for White Man Falling: Race, Gender and White Supremacy in the 1990s. At that time, most organized white supremacist groups were isolated, disconnected, … Continue reading

A Long View on the Alt-Right’s Doomed Emergence From the Shadows

By David Cunningham August’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, where more than a thousand white nationalist adherents conducted a torch-lit march chanting “white lives matter” and “Jews will not replace us” before provoking widespread street violence the following day, … Continue reading

Why the reduction of racial disparities and expansion of Black mobilization would incapacitate the alt-right

By Kim Ebert Many of us were introduced to empirical research on racism through popular psychology, which suggests that racism is an individual-level problem among whites. The idea is that racism stems from prejudice, which is “an antipathy based on … Continue reading

The Alt-Right

In our second month discussing the alt-right, we have additional contributors. Donald Trump’s recent rise to power has put a spotlight on what has come to be known as the “alt-right.”  Yet the alt-right proceeded the Trump campaign and has, … Continue reading

The Alt-Right

November and December 2017 Donald Trump’s recent rise to power has put a spotlight on what has come to be known as the “alt-right.”  Yet the alt-right proceeded the Trump campaign and has, perhaps, contributed to Trump’s victory and also … Continue reading