Hatewatch Headlines 4/6/2017

Judges knock down anti-LGBT job discrimination; Pressure on Trump over surge in hate crimes; Teachers begin taking on white nationalism; and more.


Slate: In a landmark opinion, a bipartisan panel of judges found the Civil Rights Act prohibits anti-gay workplace discrimination.

Huffington Post: Senators put pressure on Trump to create hate-crime task force to confront post-election wave.

The Atlantic: The alt-right makes it into the curriculum as teachers facilitate conversations about white nationalism.

Esquire: Remember when Patrick Buchanan first tried to ‘make America great again’?

The New York Times: Who is alt-right provocateur Mike Cernovich? A guide.

AlterNet: Watch Trump Jr.’s favorite conspiracy theorist as he reveals the inner workings of his paranoid mind.

Mic: Googling ‘Martin Luther King’ returns neo-Nazi propaganda, so why won’t Google fix it?

Denver Post: Fort Collins Masonic Temple vandalism being investigated as a hate crime.

Colorado Independent: Republican lawmakers considering legislation intended to combat ‘Shariah law’.

WUWM-FN (Milwaukee, WN): Group wants hate-crime probe into vandalized Muslim prayer space at Marquette.

Statesman-Journal (Salem, OR): Oregon anti-immigrant group to host CIS director on heels of hate-group designation.

Right Wing Watch: Jim Bakker warns that people ‘blaspheming’ Trump are bringing about the End Times.

Charlotte Observer (NC): Charlotte abortion clinic says its phones and Internet were ‘cyber-attacked.’

KHQ-TV (Spokane, WA): Law enforcement still keeping an eye out for fugitive Montana militiaman who vanished.

Phoenix New Times: Lefties with guns say they are ready to rumble with right-wing militiamen.


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