white supremacy

Moshe Deutsch funeral in New York
Mark Lennihan/AP, file
AP News
May 12, 2020 - 4:35 pm
American Jews were targets of more anti-Semitic incidents in 2019 than any other year over the past four decades, according to the Anti-Defamation League, a surge marked by deadly attacks on a California synagogue, a Jewish grocery store in New Jersey and a rabbi's New York home. Read more here.
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Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO and National Director of the Anti-Defamation League, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 26, 2019 - 7:54 am
The "OK" hand gesture, a mass killer's bowl-style haircut and an anthropomorphic moon wearing sunglasses are among 36 new entries in a Jewish civil rights group's online database of hate symbols used by white supremacists and other far-right extremists.
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Bon Air Fire Company in Haverford Township.
KYW Newsradio
KYW Staff
September 04, 2019 - 5:22 pm
A volunteer fire company in Haverford Township was shut down Wednesday after they discovered one of its members was involved with an extremist group. Read more here.
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YouTube
Patrick Semansky/AP, file
June 05, 2019 - 8:02 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it's now removing them outright. YouTube will also...
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In this March 13, 2019, file photo Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps are are displayed on an iPhone in New York.
Jenny Kane/AP Photo, File
March 27, 2019 - 1:38 pm
By Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to prohibit the promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism. The company previously allowed such material even though it has long banned white supremacists. The social...
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In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo, File
January 16, 2019 - 11:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is describing comments by Republican Rep. Steve King about white supremacy as "abhorrent." Presidential press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is praising the move by House Republicans to strip the nine-term Iowa lawmaker of his committee assignments. King was...
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Rep. Steve King
Charlie Neibergall/AP, file
January 15, 2019 - 12:22 pm
UPDATED: 3:15 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are dialing up the pressure on Rep. Steve King, with one GOP leader suggesting Tuesday that the nine-term Iowan leave Congress after the latest in a string of what she called his "racist" comments. "I'd like to see him find another line of work...
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James Alex Fields, Jr.
Albemarle Regional Jail
December 04, 2018 - 12:16 pm
By Amir Vera (CNN) -- The man on trial for killing Heather Heyer at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, texted his mother a picture of Adolf Hitler four days before the event in August 2017, according to prosecutors. The commonwealth asked the court to admit, as evidence, a...
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