Across dinner tables all over the country, teens and the adults in their lives are talking about how to respond when racist groups come to town. Is it wise or safe to join in public demonstrations of protests against hate or better to avoid confronting and potentially bringing greater attention to hate groups? “We have […]Read More Bay Area teens and adults discuss how to respond to white supremacists
The ugly, blatant racism fueling the groups that took to the streets of Charlottesville, N.C. was not a surprise to young people observing from afar in Richmond, Calif. But the brash display of hate and deadly violence should serve as a wake-up call for all. “Easing racial tensions in the United States is a very […]Read More The view of Charlottesville from Richmond, Calif.
Face-to-face with white supremacist groups for the first time at a Sacramento rally, a young writer describes the fear he felt and the violence he witnessed. Confronting hate groups is dangerous, and not recommended by trusted groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center, yet the writer reflects how allowing hate to gain momentum is not […]Read More I counter-protested a white nationalist rally. Here’s what I learned