Update: Incidents of Hateful Harassment Since Election Day Now Number 701

November 18, 2016

This is the second update from the Southern Poverty Law Center’s effort to collect reports of hateful incidents of harassment around the country. This report covers the full week (Wednesday Nov. 9 to Wednesday Nov. 16) since the presidential election.


November 18, 2016

How Stone helped Jones, Trump hook up; Flynn appears to be AG nominee; Sessions’ troubling record on civil rights; and more.

Washington Post: How Roger Stone helped conspiracist Alex Jones get the ear of Donald Trump.

CNN: Trump offers extremist retired Gen. Michael Flynn the job of National Security Adviser.

Alabama Political Reporter: America is about to become one great big Alabama.

Right Wing Watch: Trump ally Sen. Jeff Sessions has an alarming history of opposing civil rights.

Think Progress: Undocumented students are already fighting Trump’s deportation threat.

BuzzFeed: Sen. Cory Booker wants FBI, DOJ to present a plan to combat the surge in hate crimes.

Media Matters: CBS Evening News provides platform for white nationalist Richard Spencer to spin without pressing him.

AlterNet: NPR normalizes the abnormal by whitewashing Breitbart’s racism in interview.

Salon: Mike Huckabee apologizes for blaming swastika graffiti on ‘Jewish liberals.’

Star-Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN): St. Paul teacher on leave after post-election classroom racial, pro-Trump remarks.

Crooks and Liars: White supremacists hide razor blades in racist fliers distributed around Cal-Davis campus.

Raw Story: Texas state senator proposes legislation that would out LGBT teens to their parents.


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