WHITE SUPREMACISTS KILLED 18 PEOPLE IN 2017, DOUBLE THE NUMBER FROM 2016, NEW REPORT FINDS

The center counted a total of 34 people killed by domestic extremists, of which 18 were killed by white supremacists, more than double the number of the previous year. In the last decade, right-wing extremism made up 71 percent of extremist-related murders compared to 26 percent of murders by Islamic extremists. 

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Mississippi Burning case: KKK killer Edgar Ray Killen dies

James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, all in their 20s, were members of the Congress of Racial Equality (Core) and had been working on the 1964 Freedom Summer campaign to register black voters in the southern state.

The men were detained by police before being ambushed and shot by Klansmen who were tipped off about their release.

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The Weekend cuts ties with H&M over “deeply offensive” advert

“We understand that many people are upset about the image. We, who work at H&M, can only agree. We are deeply sorry that the picture was taken, and we also regret the actual print. Therefore, we have not only removed the image from our channels, but also the garment from our product offering globally. It is obvious that our routines have not been followed properly. This is without any doubt. We will thoroughly investigate why this happened to prevent this type of mistake from happening again.”

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