December 12, 2018
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Delivers Remarks at the Dallas Police Department on Project Safe Neighborhoods Efforts
... history. He has also helped prosecute 85 alleged white supremacists. This is outstanding work. Let’s hear ... illegal entry by illegal aliens, increased the number of white collar defendants, the number of drug defendants, and ...
February 26, 2021
... led efforts to protect our country from the threat of white supremacists, successfully prosecuting hundreds of ...
October 23, 2012
Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez Speaks at the National Congress of American Indians’ 69th Annual Convention
... with a developmental disability, defacing his body with white supremacist and anti-Native American symbols, and branding ... assistance was requested after racial tensions between white and American Indian students increased in late 2011. ...
April 18, 2015
... temple in Wisconsin. Page had also previously espoused white supremacist and neo-Nazi views. He acted alone and died in ...
January 7, 2021
... people were killed, and; Charlottesville, Virginia where a white supremacist drove a car into a crowd of protesters. Under ...
October 16, 2019
Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband Delivers Remarks at Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act
... Evers in Jackson, Mississippi; the murderous bombing by white supremacists of the 16 th Street Baptist Church in ... the three men responsible for his killing were well-known white supremacists. But while the men responsible for ...
October 14, 2015
Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin Delivers Remarks on Domestic Terrorism at an Event Co-Sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security’s Program on Extremism
... domestic extremist movements active in the United States, white supremacists are the most violent. The Charleston ... His actions followed earlier deadly shooting sprees by white supremacists in Kansas, Wisconsin and elsewhere. For ... In August 2012, Wade Michael Page, who also espoused white supremacist and neo-Nazi views, fatally shot six people and ...
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 ...
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 ...
November 18, 2021
Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks at Dillard University’s 10th Annual Justice Revius O. Ortique Jr. Lecture on Law and Society
... for all the groups. He had credibility with both the white and Black communities.” In recognition of his ... victim of a cyber harassment campaign, encouraged by the white supremacist website the Daily Stormer. As you can imagine, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
January 11, 2022
Assistant Attorney General Matthew G. Olsen Delivers Opening Remarks Before U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary
... practice. In Charleston, nine people were killed by a white supremacist at their church. Last week, we marked the ...
June 6, 2023
Assistant Attorney General Matthew G. Olsen Delivers Remarks at Second Annual Counterterrorism Law Enforcement Forum
... the next hours and days was that an individual espousing white supremacist ideology took a semiautomatic weapon into a ... ethnically motivated violent extremist groups, including white supremacists and anti-government groups. In the United ...
January 16, 2013
Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez Speaks at the Conference on the Transformation of Security and Fundamental Rights Legislation on “Transforming the Law on Freedom of Expression”
... Southern states, black children went to black schools and white children to white schools. Despite the requirement of equal protection of ... our Courts have held that the First Amendment permits white supremacists to march through Jewish and ...
November 30, 2010
Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez Speaks at the 2010 District of New Mexico Tribal Consultation
... the defendants further defaced the victim’s body with white supremacist and anti-Native American symbols, including ... his head and using marker to write the words "KKK" and "White Power" within the lines of the swastika. The indictment ...
April 14, 2010
Attorney General Eric Holder Addresses the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum2010 Days of Remembrance National Tribute Dinner
... of hate. Officer Johns’ killer was an 88-year-old white supremacist and outspoken anti-Semite. In one of our ...
December 9, 2010
... branded – their victim with a swastika, and with other white supremacist and anti-Native American symbols. We are moving ...
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 ...
February 22, 2022
Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks After Federal Jury Finds Three Men Guilty of Hate Crimes in Connection with the Pursuit and Killing of Ahmaud Arbery
... Black Americans from exercising their civil rights. The white supremacists who carried out those acts assumed that ...