April 21, 2023
Two Men Sentenced for Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Plot to Attack Power Grids in the United States
... to attack power grids in the United States in furtherance white supremacy. Christopher Brenner Cook, 20, of Columbus, ... energy facilities to stoke division in furtherance of white supremacist ideology and now they are being held ...
April 20, 2023
Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks at the African American Mayors Association 2023 Conference Legacy Awards Dinner
... after the Civil War was to coordinate efforts to prosecute white supremacists like the Ku Klux Klan that were ...
March 19, 2023
... Department was charged with confronting and prosecuting white supremacists, including the Ku Klux Klan, who relied on ... inside our houses of worship. The 2015 shooting where a white supremacist killed nine peaceful Black worshipers in ...
March 17, 2023
Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks at the 12th Annual Black Women’s Roundtable “Women of Power” National Summit
... Voting discrimination and voter suppression are rampant. White supremacy and racially-motivated hate crimes are alive ... a public road in Cedar Key, Florida. And just yesterday, a white supremacist in Georgia received a 20 year sentence following ...
March 16, 2023
... that he had killed his targets, and professed belief in white supremacist ideology. “The defendant fired a gun into a ...
March 9, 2023
... Division. “While one might think cross-burnings and white supremacist threats and violence are things of the past, the ...
March 3, 2023
Former U.S. Army Soldier Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison for Attempting for Murder Fellow Service Members in Deadly Ambush
... extremist organization Order of the Nine Angles (O9A), a white supremacist, neo-Nazi and pro-jihadist group. “Today’s ... Melzer infiltrated the U.S. Army in service of a neo-Nazi, white supremacist and jihadist group,” said U.S. Attorney ...
January 30, 2023
Four Washington State Men Sentenced for Hate Crime and False Statement Charges After Racially-Motivated Assault
... who commit these abhorrent crimes.” “The myth of white supremacy is alive and well and can foment dangerous ... in racial hatred, expressed through their Nazi tattoos, white supremacist symbols on their clothing and their use of racist ...
January 26, 2023
Five Members and Associates of White Supremacist Gang Sentenced to Life in Prison for Racketeering, Kidnapping, and Murder
Five members and associates of a white supremacist gang were sentenced in Alaska this week to life ... (FBI) USAO - Alaska Five members and associates of a white supremacist gang were sentenced in Alaska this week to ...
December 16, 2022
Georgia Man with Ties to White Supremacist Organization Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime for Racially Motivated Shootings
... that he had killed his targets and professed belief in white supremacist ideology and an allegiance to a white supremacist organization. ...
December 6, 2022
Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the Civil Rights Division's 65th Anniversary
... 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments. This meant confronting white supremacists who used violence and threats of violence ...
December 5, 2022
Former Oklahoma Supervisory Correctional Officer Sentenced for Promoting White Supremacist Assault on Black Inmates and Ordering Other Abuse
... among other things, facilitate an attack carried out by white supremacists on a Black inmate,” said Assistant ... pretrial detainees, D.W. and M.M., to a cell row housing white supremacist inmates whom Ware knew posed a danger to D.W. and ...
October 4, 2022
... demonstrate the Department’s commitment to holding white supremacist gangs, like the Aryan Circle, accountable for the ...
September 23, 2022
Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks at George Washington University’s Equity Institute Initiative
... and 15th Amendments, coordinating efforts to prosecute white supremacists like the Ku Klux Klan that were ... department. We carry out this work with a recognition that white supremacist violence is real and a threat to democracy. We ...
September 21, 2022
Idaho White Supremacist Who Assaulted a Black Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime and False Statement Charge
... bar in Lynnwood, Washington, on Dec. 8, 2018. Three other white supremacists earlier pled guilty for their roles in this assault. “The defendant, a known white supremacist, singled out and attacked a Black man because of ...
September 15, 2022
Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks on Justice Department Efforts to Combat Unlawful Acts of Hate
... and in particular, fighting against the Ku Klux Klan and white supremacists who were trying to deprive them of the ...
September 12, 2022
Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Keynote Remarks at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of West Virginia’s Civil Rights Symposium
... Coketon to a school year of five months while allowing the white schools to maintain an eight-month school year. A Black ... determination to confront the real and present danger of white supremacist violence. In July, a federal grand jury returned ...
August 23, 2022
Oregon White Supremacist Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime and False Statement Charges in Connection with Assault of a Black Man
... that, at the time of the assault, he was a member of a white supremacist support group. On Dec. 8, 2018, Smith entered a ... support group members as well as members of a higher-level white supremacist group. Smith wore clothing and patches ...
August 8, 2022
Federal Judge Sentences Three Men Convicted of Racially Motivated Hate Crimes in Connection with the Killing of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia
... B. Garland. “Protecting civil rights and combatting white supremacist violence was a founding purpose of the Justice ... about Arbery that they would not have made if Arbery were white. Travis McMichael’s social media comments and text ...
July 18, 2022
Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Keynote Speech at the NAACP Annual Convention: Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Memorial Luncheon
... It is the NAACP that fought lynching, racial segregation, white supremacy and racial violence. It is the NAACP that has ... after the Civil War was to coordinate efforts to prosecute white supremacists like the Ku Klux Klan that were ... our country to hear this – we recognize that white supremacist violence is real and a threat to democracy. We ...
July 14, 2022
Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused Tops Shooter on Federal Hate Crimes and Firearms Charges in Buffalo, New York
... “The Justice Department fully recognizes the threat that white supremacist violence poses to the safety of the American ...
June 15, 2022
Assistant Attorney General Matthew G. Olsen Delivers Keynote Address at George Washington University Program on Extremism Symposium
... mass-casualty attacks against civilians. We also know that white supremacist groups have the most persistent and concerning ... it comes to racially motivated domestic terrorism, such as white supremacist violence, often hate crimes statutes are ...
Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks Announcing Accused Tops Shooter Charged with Federal Hate Crimes and Using a Firearm to Commit Murder
... terror against Black Americans. More than 150 years later, white supremacists are still terrorizing Black Americans and ...
Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks Announcing Accused Tops Shooter Charged with Federal Hate Crimes and Using a Firearm to Commit Murder
... killed Black people. At one point, he aimed his rifle at a white male Tops employee, who had been shot in the leg and injured. Instead of shooting the white employee, the gunman apologized to him before ... Black Americans – and our democracy – from white supremacist violence. Today, we approach that task with the ...
May 29, 2022
Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Commencement Address to the Harvard Classes of 2020 and 2021
... the Civil War. Its first principal task was to battle with white supremacists – particularly the Ku Klux Klan – who ...