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Timeline: 100 Years of Far-Right Extremism in Europe and the U.S.

How do ethno-nationalist, hateful, racist movements rise during modern times? The film "The Politics of Hate" explores the the past 100 years of hate in the United States, with a focus on how alt-right ideology advocating for the protection of "white identity" has maintained its presence throughout the past decade. In the timeline below, we explore the interconnectedness between the far-right movements in the U.S. and Europe with a sample of key moments that exemplify the hate that continues to be fostered in this country to this present day.

 

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“The Rise of Fascism” by F.L. Carsten

16th Street Baptist Church bombing / Britannica

Revisiting the 1965 Watts Rebellion: A Journey Through Photographs / KCET

Rodney King Beating Verdict Ignites Riots in Los Angeles / KCET

A Newly Released Document Shows 1,903 People Were Stopped Under Trump's First Travel Ban / BuzzFeed News

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