Proud Boys

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

    February 21, 2020
    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…...
  • The Price to Oversee ICE: 200+ Protesters March in Aurora Suburb Home to GEO Group ICE Warden

    September 30, 2019
    Aurora, CO – On September 19, 2019, as the sun set over the suburban home of Johnny Choate, CEO and warden of the GEO Group’s local ICE detention facility, more than two hundred community members gathered with signs, banners, and musical instruments to condemn the…...
  • Tensions High as Far-Right Rally Tied To Threats Hits Portland

    August 17, 2019
    Portland, OR – Tensions are high in Portland as a far-right rally, whose organizers have threatened violence, is opposed by large anti-racist counter-protests. A massive police presence has saturated the downtown rally area and city officials has told people to avoid the area. Unicorn Riot…...
  • Anti-Fascist Solidarity Fostered At NYC Extreme Metal Festival

    August 7, 2019
    Brooklyn, New York City – 2019 marked the USA’s first anti-fascist extreme metal festival, Black Flags Over Brooklyn. Punks and metalheads of all ages traveled to Brooklyn in January to attend the two-day music-fest and mini anarchist bookfair. At the festival we interviewed anti-racist organizer…...
  • Far-Right Rally Fizzles in Washington, DC

    July 7, 2019
    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…...
  • Far-Right Nationalists Attack Democratic Socialist Gathering in Kentucky

    September 28, 2018
    Louisville, KY – On the night of Thursday, September 27, approximately fifteen Louisville Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) members gathered at the Silver Dollar restaurant for a social event, which was openly advertised on social media and also attended by non-members. At some point during…...
  • Far-Right Racists Push Fake South Africa ‘White Genocide’ Narrative

    August 23, 2018
    Pretoria, South Africa – The narrative of oppressed “white farmers” in South Africa, now being promoted by US President Trump, is a decades-old neo-Nazi and white supremacist talking point. In fact, current proponents of the South African ‘white genocide’ narrative lie at the intersection of…...
  • Portland Police Attack Antifascists, Defend Outnumbered Hate Rally

    August 7, 2018
    Portland, OR – On Saturday, August 4, 2018, weeks of far-right agitation culminated in a tense standoff between a few hundred supporters of the Patriot Prayer and several thousand anti-racist counter-protesters. The rally came just a month after events on June 30, when another Patriot…...
  • Patriot Prayer and Anti-Fascists Face Off in Portland

    August 4, 2018
    Portland, OR – About a month after violent street fighting in Portland, Joey Gibson’s Patriot Prayer are back, on Saturday, August 4, and again, the city is expecting violence. On June 30, many Proud Boys and other far-right groups joined Patriot Prayer in a event…...
  • Guns and Cereal: Inside The Missouri Proud Boys

    August 4, 2018
    Kansas City, MO – Leaked videos, posted to a private internal Facebook page for the Missouri state chapter of the far-right ‘western chauvinist’ Proud Boys, which many consider to be a white supremacist fight club, show details of how the group operates on a local…...