🦄 Global, Racism & Far-Right

Nazis of Color

In May 2023, when Mauricio Garcia killed eight people in an outlet mall in Allen, Texas, it seemed like just another senseless mass murder similar to innumerable school shootings. But when it came out that he identified as a neo-nazi, outrage spread: calling a Latino…

🦄 LGBTQ+, Racism & Far-Right

Anti-LGBTQ Far-Right Continues Harassing Santee YMCA

[UPDATE: On January 23 news broke that Joshua Cantor, the owner of Evolve Custom Automotive Restoration in Santee, CA, was arrested and charged with grooming and sexually assaulting two underage girls. Cantor previously hosted Mike Forzano’s group Exiled Patriots at his business for a June…

🦄 Global, Racism & Far-Right

Neo-Nazi Group Golden Dawn Makes Resurgence in Greece

After many years in hiding, on Dec. 18, 2022, the far-right, neo-Nazi organization of Golden Dawn (GD) made its public reappearance and organized a march and rally in Florina, Northern Greece. Dozens of Golden Dawn members, many serving in the Greek Parliament, were convicted in 2020, in the largest Nazi trial since Nuremberg, of heading a criminal organization.

🦄 Police, Racism & Far-Right, Tech

The Far-Right’s Fascination with the U.S. Electric Grid

Over the past two years, government agencies have been warning that white supremacists and far-right extremists are the most significant domestic threat to American security.

Moore County, NC experienced a blackout in early December 2022 that affected more than 45,000 residents after two local substations…

🦄 Racism & Far-Right

Patriot Front Neo-Nazis Tied To Springfield, IL Hate Crime

Springfield, IL – Shortly after midnight on November 14, 2021, previously unreported leaked footage shows members of the neo-nazi group Patriot Front running up to the side of the Phoenix Center, a nonprofit providing housing, services and education to at-risk LGBTQ+ youth in central Illinois.…

🦄 Racism & Far-Right

Patriot Front Fascist Leak Exposes Nationwide Racist Campaigns

The detailed inner workings and operations of neo-Nazi organization Patriot Front have come to light after a massive leak from their chat servers. The exposed communications show coordination with their leader Thomas Rousseau to deface murals and monuments to Black lives across the United States,…

🦄 Global, LGBTQ+

Romania: Bucharest Pride Under Siege

Bucharest, Romania – For the first time in 15 years, the yearly pride march organized by the LBGTQI+ NGO Accept has faced cancellation. Romania, the former east bloc European country whose claim to fame is a highly restrictive communist dictatorship followed by a televised revolution…

🦄 Racism & Far-Right

Patriotwave’s Boogaloo: Engineering an Aesthetic of Violence

CONTENT ADVISORY: Bigotry, violence, sexual assault

Whether Proud Boys in their Fred Perry uniforms ‘standing back and standing by,’ or white men in polo shirts and khakis holding torches, modern white supremacy violence has a specific look and feel to it. The latest trend in…

🦄 Police
Straight Pride

Homophobic Stunts in Boston Part of Long-Term Far-Right Pattern

Boston, MA – More than 100 right-wing demonstrators flocked to an August 2019 event promoted as a “Straight Pride Parade” and described more recently as a “white nationalist” gathering by the mayor of a Boston suburb.
Super Happy Fun America (SHFA), the group organizing these…

🦄 Racism & Far-Right

Identity Evropa, Rebranded: Six Months Later

Harper’s Ferry, WV – Identity Evropa, the alt-right neo-nazi group behind the Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, renamed itself the American Identity Movement earlier this year. Now, more than half a year after the group attempted to redefine its name and image, we examine…

🦄 Racism & Far-Right

Far-Right Rally Fizzles in Washington, DC

Washington, D.C. –  A rally organized by numerous far-right figures, including Laura Loomer and Milo Yiannopoulos, failed to organize more than a few hundred people, with approximately 500 – 700 antiracist counter protesters rallying against them. Although the organizers billed the event on Saturday, July…

🦄 Racism & Far-Right

Leaked American Identity Movement Chats Show Poorly Hidden Racism

Washington, DC  – After rebranding as the ‘American Identity Movement’, the alt-right and neo-Nazi group formerly known as Identity Evropa has tried to forge a new path for “mainstreaming” racism in conservative politics. While previous chat leaks published by Unicorn Riot exposed Identity Evropa’s membership…

🦄 Racism & Far-Right

Neo-Nazi Group Identity Evropa Using Cash App to Raise Funds

Washington, DC – Unicorn Riot has confirmed that the alt-right neo-Nazi group Identity Evropa, operating through its new front group the American Identity Movement, is using the payment processor Cash App to receive funds.
[Editorial note: Identity Evropa and the American Identity Movement are proven…