A new wave of avowed White nationalists energized by Donald Trump—most prominently the Alt Right—held demonstrations across the United States in 2017, most famously in Charlottesville, Virginia in August.
Among the groups leading the recent Unite the Right march in Charlottesville, Virginia was the League of the South – an Alabama-based theocratic, neo-confederate group that has long advocated for southern secession.
The Internet, with its easy anonymity and wanton disregard of the rules of evidence and factuality, by the early 2000s had already become host to a swamp of conspiracy theories, false smears, and wild speculation.
Through the end of this year, PRA is taking a close look at some of the most pressing and historically-rooted manifestations of state violence and the work of social justice organizers working to dismantle them in a four-part roundtable discussion series.
Join us as we commemorate 4 decades of Fight the Right research and interventions. In the lead up to our November anniversary, submit your PRA story and photos and read some of our timeless pieces #FromTheArchive.