"I'm Not A Racist, But..." Examining the White Nationalist Efforts to Normalize Hate


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Derek Black
Khalil Muhammad

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R. Derek Black
Graduate Student in History and Medieval History
Former White Nationalist Activist
Khalil Muhammad
Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Suzanne Young Murray Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies
Elle Reeve
Correspondent, VICE News Tonight
Former Senior Editor, The New Republic

Derek Black, a former white nationalist activist, addressed the forum on the modern white nationalist movement in the wake of Charlottesville and the 2016 election. Derek spoke about his upbringing as the child of white nationalists and the evolution of his personal political beliefs. Elle Reeve, VICE News Correspondent, and Khalil Muhammad, professor of History, Race, and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, moderated the discussion. 

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