The false narrative around the Pulse shooting, white supremacist messaging through diapers and what internal DOJ documents say about civil rights.
“Because so much disinformation is geared toward splitting people apart, it’s often racialized,” says Snopes Managing Editor Brooke Binkowski.
In this week’s roundup: A push for a new domestic terrorism law, Gonzo journalism on Nazis in Maine and a black activist saves a white supremacist.
Richard Spencer says anti-fascists are winning, but an actual neo-Nazi has won a Republican primary in Illinois.
The man allegedly behind the Minnesota mosque bombing, a white supremacist group collapses due to family drama and some conspiracy mongers get sued.
Plus: School shooter chat groups are taken down following our reporting, Richard Spencer’s struggles and a Confederate mural is painted over.
Steam, one of the world’s largest online gaming platforms, has a thriving community dedicated to glorifying and discussing school shootings.
We explore the waning power of the KKK, the argument over whether a New Mexico school shooter was a racist finally seems settled and more.
We examine the confusion over whether the Florida school shooter was a white supremacist, the argument for being friends with racists and more.
Young men associated with the alt-right keep killing people, the hate incidents of the week and a white supremacist’s reported lie.