Twelve different hate groups came together this weekend in Virginia, resulting in one death and injuries to many others. Lecia Brooks, Director of Outreach from the Southern Poverty Law Center, talks with Jan Miyasaki about these groups, seemingly emboldened by the Trump presidency.
Last week, controversial libertarian political scientist and author of The Bell Curve was invited to speak at an off-campus lecture for the University of Wisconsin. The “Disinvited Dinner” event was organized to allow speakers to come that have been rejected from speaking at other educational institutions. Where is the line between free speech and hate speech […]
While the Trump administration is focusing on locking out Muslims, hate crimes in the U.S. are on a dramatic rise — but the administration doesn’t care. Lecia Brooks, Director of Outreach of the Southern Poverty Law Center talks with Jan Miyasaki about the rise in hate and extremist groups and domestic terrorism.