NPR reports: They didn’t wear hoods as they chanted “Jews will not replace us.” They weren’t hiding their faces as they waved Confederate flags, racist signs and swastikas. They looked straight at a sea of cameras as they made the Nazi salute.
As Matt Thompson wrote for The Atlantic, the white supremacist march and rally this past weekend wasn’t a KKK rally: “It was a pride march.”
The bare-faced shamelessness was the point. But it was also an opening.
On the Internet, some people are crowd-sourcing efforts to identify and shame the people participating in the rally. Most prominently, on Twitter, the account called “Yes, You’re Racist” has been soliciting help and posting IDs. “I’ll make them famous,” the account pledged.
— Yes, You're Racist (@YesYoureRacist) August 12, 2017
So far, at least one protester is no longer employed after being publicly named and shamed. [Continue reading…]