The Rise Above Movement

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    So many of the whites here at USMB want to talk about the BLM and compare them to the KKK. Some here actually said the KKK is gone so their racism we talk about is fiction and part of the past. So now we are going to examine white supremacist groups that exist right now.

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    Racist, Violent, Unpunished: A White Hate Group’s Campaign of Menace
    They train to fight. They post their beatings online. And so far, they have little reason to fear the authorities.
    by A.C. Thompson, ProPublica, Ali Winston and Darwin BondGraham for ProPublica

    Oct. 19, 2017, 2:01 p.m. EDT

    ProPublica spent weeks examining one distinctive group at the center of the violence in Charlottesville: an organization called the Rise Above Movement, one of whose members was the white man dispensing beatings near Emancipation Park Aug. 12.

    The group, based in Southern California, claims more than 50 members and a singular purpose: physically attacking its ideological foes. RAM’s members spend weekends training in boxing and other martial arts, and they have boasted publicly of their violence during protests in Huntington Beach, San Bernardino and Berkeley. Many of the altercations have been captured on video, and its members are not hard to spot.

    Indeed, ProPublica has identified the group’s core members and interviewed one of its leaders at length. The man in the Charlottesville attacks — filmed by a documentary crew working with ProPublica — is 24-year-old Ben Daley, who runs a Southern California tree-trimming business.

    Many of the organization’s core members, including Daley, have serious criminal histories, according to interviews and a review of court records. Before joining RAM, several members spent time in jail or state prison on serious felony charges including assault, robbery, and gun and knife offenses. Daley did seven days in jail for carrying a concealed snub-nosed revolver. Another RAM member served a prison term for stabbing a Latino man five times in a 2009 gang assault.

    “Fundamentally, RAM operates like an alt-right street-fighting club,” said Oren Segal, director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism.

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    RAM members Ben Daley (front, center) and Tom Gillen (front, right) in Charlottesville for the Unite the Right rally (Jason Andrew for Splinter)
    Despite their prior records, and open boasting of current violence, RAM has seemingly drawn little notice from law enforcement. Four episodes of violence documented by ProPublica resulted in only a single arrest — and in that case prosecutors declined to go forward. Law enforcement officials in the four cities — Charlottesville, Huntington Beach, San Bernardino and Berkeley — either would not comment about RAM or said they had too little evidence or too few resources to seriously investigate the group’s members.


    Racist, violent, unpunished: A white hate group’s campaign of menace — ProPublica

    Known racist white violent offenders getting away with it. Funny how they don't get mentioned by that same liberal media you guys bitch about all the time. And these guys are not the only ones.

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    Dox them. Post their addresses and workplaces. After WW2 they had too much fear about how their beliefs would be received when expressed publicly. We need to put that fear back into them.
     
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    NO ONE cares to read your pompous, self-serving crap! You think BLM is raising the civil consciousness-- -- -- well, I saw a video of a so-called "white supremacist" group chanting: WHITE LIVES MATTER; well, if BLM is raising a just cause in what they say, then so are the white supremacists! And if they are Nazis just for saying White Lives Matter, then so are your BLMs! :1peleas:

    YOU MAY NOW STOP TAKING NOTES, asswipe.
     
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    And exactly what cause are white supremacists raising by chanting white lives matter? When have white lives not mattered?

    Dumb ass.
     
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    When have black lives not mattered, jack ass.
     
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    So you're terrified of 6 white men carrying a flag? .... :cuckoo: ... :lol: :lol:
     
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    When have white lives mattered?
     
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    Since July 4th,1776
     
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    Well no, especially since it's more than that and you know it.
     
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    You really asking that question?
     

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