We Must Dismantle White Supremacy

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BLM Event in Tucson, AZ, Feb 2017 (Johnny Silvercloud/Flickr).

During the last 72 hours, news of two mass shootings have circulated across the United States. On Saturday, August 3, 20 people were killed and more than 20 injured after a gunman began shooting in a crowded Walmart store in El Paso, Texas. Within 24 hours of the El Paso shooting, another gunman opened fire in a bar in Dayton, Ohio, killing nine people and injuring 27 people. As more details continue to unfold, it has become clear the El Paso shooting was yet another hate crime on American soil.

While there is no denying the dire need for stricter gun policies in the United States, recent developments also underscore a deeper issue: white supremacy is the greatest threat to national security.

In cities across the United States, white supremacists are moving from ideology to implementation — actualizing their desire…

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  • bfishburne

    White supremacy is a cancer on the United States. It must be dismantled and the first step is to identify violent white supremacist groups as terrorist organizations. The white supremacist organizations that met in Charlottesville are a good start. It is time for the United States government to remove any vestige of acceptance for these groups and past time for the membership to be identified as the criminals they are. Additionally, companies like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter need to be held accountable for providing a forum that allows recruitment videos from these organizations to be posted.

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