Tennessee

  • Neo-Nazi Splinter Group’s Chats Show A Fractured, Violent Movement

    November 13, 2018
    Sale Creek, TN – Following the disastrous Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in August 2017, the white supremacist movement in the United States fractured into various smaller groups. One of the groups, the National Socialist Legion (NSL), has emerged more recently, founded by former…...
  • Tennessee Homeland Security Analyst: Violent Neo-Nazis “Not The Issue”

    April 27, 2018
    Knoxville, TN – Emails obtained by Unicorn Riot through public records requests show conversations between law enforcement monitoring events concerning the now-defunct neo-Nazi Traditionalist Worker Party, or TWP. An email thread we received from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation shows a loose timeline of various…...
  • Leaked: A Year Inside The Failed Neo-Nazi Traditionalist Worker Party

    April 5, 2018
    Paoli, IN – One of the most prominent neo-nazi factions in America, the Traditionalist Worker Party (TWP) was led by Matthew Heimbach, a camera-friendly rising star in the far-right lecture circuit who had once trained with mainstream conservative think tanks. Founded in 2013, the TWP…...
  • “Southern Front” Logs Expose Neo-Nazi Extremist Cell

    November 9, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA –  The Unite The Right rally formed out of a collaborative effort between several white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups, including the various organizations making up the ‘Nationalist Front.’ The Nationalist Front includes the Traditionalist Worker Party, the National Socialist Movement, the League of…...
  • Frustrated Neo-Nazis Attack Locals After Bungled Rallies in Tennessee

    October 30, 2017
    Shelbyville, TN – On Saturday, October 28, hundreds of neo-Nazis and white supremacists descended on middle Tennessee, with at least twice as many anti-racist counter-protesters converging in opposition. A morning “white lives matter” rally was scheduled to take place in a Shelbyville park, as well…...