Racism and hate in Stuart

A gathering of members of the Ku Klux Klan, tagged as an “active hate group” by the Southern Poverty Law Center, showed up in Stuart in nearby Patrick County over the weekend. One attendee told WDBJ-TV news he’s a member of the Rebel Brigade Knights of the True Invisible Empire, based in Martinsville. The handful, […]

An overabundance of hate in the Old Dominion

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, hate is alive an well in the Commonwealth. A report by SPLC lists 22 “hate groups” operating in Virginia to promote racism, white supremacy, black supremacy, bigotry and anti-government paranoia. In addition, the SPLC found six “Patriot” groups, including a self-styled “citizens militia” in Roanoke. That’s a lot […]