ADL Reports Rise in White Supremacist Activity on College Campuses

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According to a new report by the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Center on Extremism, white supremacist propaganda on US college campuses is growing.

The report, which was released on June 27, found that cases of white supremacist propaganda on campuses grew 7 percent during the 2018-2019 from the 2017-2018 academic year. There were 292 cases recorded during the 2017-2018 school year and 313 cases documented by the ADL the following year.

There was a particular spike in activity in the 2019 spring semester, the organization said in a press release. From January to May 2019, ADL documented 161 incidents in 122 different campuses across 33 states and the District of Columbia.

ADL chief executive officer Jonathan Greenblatt told USA Today that the rise of white supremacist flyers, stickers, and posters show that hate groups are trying to recruit young, impressionable minds. Extremists then document their flyering efforts on…

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