This Week in White Supremacy #91: White supremacists responsible for all race-based domestic terrorism in 2018

Alleged white supremacists were responsible for all race-based domestic terrorism incidents in 2018, according to a government document prepared by New Jersey’s Office of Homeland Security Preparedness. The document becomes public as the Trump administration’s Justice Department has been unable or unwilling to provide data to Congress on white supremacist domestic terrorism. The data in this document, titled “Domestic Terrorism in 2018,” appears to be what Congress has been asking for — and didn’t get. https://yhoo.it/2OYBO3Z


  1. Sherrilyn Ifill on Twitter: ““White supremacists were responsible for ALL race-based domestic terrorism incidents in 2018.” – NJ Office of Homeland Security Preparedness” http://bit.ly/2OXYhOn
  2. Sensia on Twitter: “Koch Foods plant raided by ICE owed its workers $3.75 million from a 2018 class action lawsuit over discriminatory/abusive working conditions” via @clarionledger” http://bit.ly/2z4Rg3q
  3. A ‘hero’ grandfather, a teen, an Army vet: These are the victims of the El Paso massacre https://nbcnews.to/2yZpcyA
  4. Senator McCollister on Twitter: “The Republican Party is enabling white supremacy in our country. As a lifelong Republican, it pains me to say this, but it’s the truth. I of course am not suggesting that all Republicans are white supremacists nor am I saying that the average Republican is even racist.” http://bit.ly/2z2tXYg
  5. Brendan Nyhan on Twitter: “”when discussing immigration, the president has said ‘invasion’ at least 19 times. He has used the word ‘animal’ 34 times and the word ‘killer’ nearly three dozen times” http://bit.ly/2yZGPOH
  6. Ashlee Marie Preston on Twitter: “Trans people make up 0.6% of the population and black trans womxn make up a smaller percentage. So when 14 black trans womxn (that we know of) have been murdered this year and 13 out of 14 were under 35 (most in their early 20’s) that qualifies as a crisis. Please protect us.” http://bit.ly/2z0bueP
  7. Matthew Keys on Twitter: “Armed man driving “Trump” truck arrested outside migrant shelter in El Paso after immigration group spotted him “brandishing a knife.” Police recovered a fully-loaded gun in his truck emblazoned with Donald Trump and Ted Cruz support slogans.” http://bit.ly/2z0cf7F
  8. Joy Reid on Twitter: “So to review: the federal government raided a chicken processing plant and orphaned children, not to sanction the GOP-donor company owners who have been accused of abusing poorly paid workers who they wanted to employ because they’re cheap labor, but to arrest the workers.” http://bit.ly/2OWoXPJ
  9. Bree Newsome Bass on Twitter: “They want to fantasize about being slave owners” http://bit.ly/2OXXaOH
  10. Laurence Tribe on Twitter: “.@Lawrence rightly described as “torture” the severe mental suffering Trump inflicted on innocent little children whose parents ICE dragged off while he was bragging in the El Paso hospital about the big crowds his prior visit to that devastated city had attracted. Monstrous.” http://bit.ly/2OXYf9d
  11. Timothy Burke on Twitter: “Here’s two influential Republicans in Texas reacting to the El Paso massacre. white supremacist rhetoric is not just on the fringes of the GOP. it’s at the heart of it.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2OXpXCY
  12. Missing Mike-Mike: Michael Brown Sr. Reflects on the 5 Years Since His Son Became a Political Symbol | Colorlines http://bit.ly/2z2BIgI
  13. El Paso suspect told police he was targeting ‘Mexicans,’ confessed to attack: report | TheHill http://bit.ly/2z4UELG
  14. Tom Winter on Twitter: “BREAKING / NBC News: The FBI has arrested Conor Climo, age 23, of Las Vegas Nevada for possession of an unregistered firearm. He allegedly had an AR-15, rifle, and bomb making materials. He discussed attacks on a synagogue, and Jews. He drew attacks of a gay bar in Vegas.” http://bit.ly/2OXnMzD
  15. State Department confirms alleged leader of white-nationalist group is an employee, won’t say if he’ll be fired https://yhoo.it/2zcH617
  16. FBI Ranks ‘Black Identity Extremists’ Bigger Threat Than Al Qaeda, White Supremacists: Leaked Documents http://bit.ly/2z30r4t
  17. Karine Jean-Pierre on Twitter: “Not enough words to express the disgust. ==> Doug Gordon on Twitter: “5 year ago today Michael Brown was killer by police in Ferguson. This is how Jeff Roorda, the executive director and of the St. Louis Police Officers Association, is marking the day. There are no words.” http://bit.ly/2z30ddS
  18. Joy Reid on Twitter: “America was founded with forced, unpaid labor by people who lacked the protections of citizenship as its economic foundation. Not surprising many plutocrats want access to labor that’s cheap, w/o the protections of citizenship and that can be cowed via the threat of deportation.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2z07kDV
  19. Trump’s El Paso Photo Is Obscene – The Atlantic http://bit.ly/2OXY122
  20. Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home http://bit.ly/2OUrGcd
  21. Astrid Dominguez on Twitter: “Update on my vacation: I was illegally stopped by Border Patrol in California.” http://bit.ly/2OTR3uT
  22. Inside the Government, Addressing Domestic Terrorism Has Been Fraught – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2OYQYpT
  23. How YouTube Radicalized Brazil – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2OY0qJV
  24. How the El Paso Killer Echoed the Incendiary Words of Conservative Media Stars – The New York Times https://nyti.ms/2PdE6MP
  25. The Mississippi Delta’s History of Black Land Theft – The Atlantic http://bit.ly/2OTRh5d
  26. Preet Bharara on Twitter: “White man interviewed on cable news this afternoon refuted racist label thus: “I went to school. I shared my dorm with a colored guy.” http://bit.ly/2OVZbek
  27. White-Male Mentorship Brings a Premium, and It’s Hurting Women – Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2OVTVYd
  28. Morning Edition on Twitter: “1/ “Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet,” @USCIS head Ken Cuccinelli tells @rachelnpr. A new Trump administration rule would penalize immigrants likely to need public benefits like nutrition or housing aid.” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2OYH4Ez
  29. Dan Rather on Twitter: “How many great American stories started with people arriving in this country with little more than the clothes on their back? I would suggest that narrative would also be found among the ancestors of those now pushing a much more divisive vision for legal immigration” http://bit.ly/2OWGeZ6
  30. Neera Tanden on Twitter: “They are telling you they want the country to only be white. How much clearer could this be?” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2OTRLs3
  31. StanceGrounded on Twitter: “4 Royal Oak Michigan Police officers pull up on a 20 year old black man after a white woman calls and says he was looking at her. WHAT THE ACTUAL HELL This is OUTRAGEOUS! https://t.co/b7c87vqvXi” / Twitter http://bit.ly/2OWtaD1

AND NOW FOR SOME GOOD NEWS

  • The Washington Post on Twitter: “An entire Lutheran denomination has declared itself a “sanctuary church body,” signaling support for immigrants” http://bit.ly/2P7HkB4
  • Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Accusing Harvard Law Review Of Bias Against White Men | HuffPost http://bit.ly/2PdE3k7
  • Fencer Race Imboden kneeled during Pan American games national anthem – INSIDER http://bit.ly/2OSNll1
  • Black Mississippians Response Statement to the ICE Raids – BLACK WITH NO CHASER http://bit.ly/2OWG8AI
  • Black women denounce new ‘public charge’ rule? | ImmigrationProf Blog http://bit.ly/2P0Ohny?

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