Stories tagged: "White supremacists"


Supporters of those charged in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol pass a counter-protester with a 'LOSER' sign in Washington, DC. North Carolina was home to 18 of the insurrectionists. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
How to Stop the Insurrectionist Next Door

Of the Jan. 6 insurrectionists, 18 called North Carolina home. Here's how seemingly normal people become extremists, how to spot it and ways to stop it.

Police stand guard after the confederate statue known as Silent Sam was toppled in Aug. 2018 by protesters on campus at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C.  (File photo by AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
From Silent Sam to the US Capitol: Why We Should Have Seen the Violence Coming

The white supremacists who overtook the US Capitol got their start in places like Chapel Hill, where UNC authorities failed to recognize the dangers sparked by Silent Sam.

Suburban voters are no longer only white—they are home to Black Americans, immigrants, college-educated women, and others. That's changing the issues that suburban voters care about (Shutterstock).
Suburbs Are Multi-Racial and Home to Women—Trump Openly Supported a Group Who Hates Both

Trump's refusal to condemn white supremacist and extremist groups like the Proud Boys was meant to win over suburban voters. However, the suburbs are more diverse than ever—and their voting habits reflect that.