White Supremacy

The Center for American Progress provides analysis and recommendations for how to understand, prevent, and end the lethal and persistent threat of white supremacist violence.

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Religious Organizations Are Integral to the Fight Against Gun Violence Report
Chaplain speaks after Harlem peace walk.

Religious Organizations Are Integral to the Fight Against Gun Violence

Religious organizations and people of faith across the country are working to heal their communities and prevent gun violence through support for broader reforms.

Maggie Siddiqi, Benjamin Fleisher

National and Community Leaders Discuss How To End White Supremacist Violence Video

National and Community Leaders Discuss How To End White Supremacist Violence

This video presents highlights from an event following the release of a joint report from the Center for American Progress and the McCain Institute for International Leadership on how to address the growing national security threat posed by white supremacist violence in the United States.

Katrina Mulligan, Brette Steele, Simon Clark, 2 More Asha Padmanabhan, Rachel Hunkler

Fact Sheet: A National Policy Blueprint To End White Supremacist Violence Fact Sheet
A woman raises her fist during a march in Minneapolis protesting white supremacist violence, August 14, 2017. (Getty/Stephen Maturen)

Fact Sheet: A National Policy Blueprint To End White Supremacist Violence

This fact sheet outlines a comprehensive strategy for tackling the urgent and complex threat of white supremacist violence.

the Center for American Progress, the McCain Institute for International Leadership

A National Policy Blueprint To End White Supremacist Violence Report
A member of the Proud Boys guards the front stage during a rally in Portland, Oregon, on September 26, 2020. (Getty/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Stanton Sharpe)

A National Policy Blueprint To End White Supremacist Violence

America needs a comprehensive strategy to tackle the urgent and complex threat of white supremacist violence.

Katrina Mulligan, Brette Steele, Simon Clark, 2 More Asha Padmanabhan, Rachel Hunkler

4 First Steps for Congress To Address White Supremacist Terrorism Report

4 First Steps for Congress To Address White Supremacist Terrorism

As tensions rise ahead of the upcoming election, the 116th Congress can and should act now to confront the surge in violent white supremacy across the country.

Simon Clark, Karuna Nandkumar, James Lamond

How White Supremacy Returned to Mainstream Politics Report

How White Supremacy Returned to Mainstream Politics

This report provides a guide to identifying and calling out the white nationalist ideas that are infiltrating U.S. political discourse.

Simon Clark

The Anti-Immigrant Extremists in Charge of the U.S. Immigration System Article
Ken Cuccinelli,
former Virginia attorney general, does a TV interview before a congressional subcommittee hearing on gun control, January 2015. (Getty/Bill Clark)

The Anti-Immigrant Extremists in Charge of the U.S. Immigration System

Top positions in the Department of Homeland Security have been filled by anti-immigrant extremists, many of whom have ties to hate groups, which has led to the normalization of anti-immigrant policies and the spread of dehumanizing rhetoric about immigrants in mainstream media.

Jessica Cobian

Confronting the Domestic Right-Wing Terrorist Threat Report
Neo Nazis, alt-right, and white supremacists encircle counterprotestors at the base of a statue of Thomas Jefferson, August 2017. (Getty/Shay Horse)

Confronting the Domestic Right-Wing Terrorist Threat

Far-right violence is a growing threat in the United States. Only by acknowledging the danger, combating the political rhetoric that supports it, and learning how democracies have tackled this menace in the past can we hope to defeat it.

Simon Clark

Curbing Hate Online: What Companies Should Do Now Report

Curbing Hate Online: What Companies Should Do Now

The Center for American Progress joined with civil and human rights groups to develop new policies for internet companies—here’s what we did and why it is important.

Henry Fernandez