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  On this edition of Your Call, we'll discuss the murders of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.

On February 23, Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, was murdered by two white men while he was out for a jog in his hometown of Brunswick, Georgia. Three months later, a video surfaced and the men were finally arrested.

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We're hearing more from and about American extremist groups lately, like white supremacists and Incels. One thing their members have in common is misogyny. Today's guest is Jessica Reeves, the Editorial Director at the Center on Extremism at the Anti-Defamation League. She and her team monitor extremists across the ideological spectrum. In today's episode you'll hear what she's learned about these groups, why she thinks misogyny should be treated as another form of extremism, and how we can put a stop to it.

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On this edition of Your Call, we'll speak with two former white supremacists and a man who says he would've been a school shooter if he had access to a gun.

The global reach of white, right-wing terrorism

Mar 21, 2019
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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss last Friday's massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and white supremacy around the globe. The alleged shooter, an avowed white nationalist from Australia, killed at least 50 children and adults.

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On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing white supremacists and neo-nazis inside and outside of police forces. Recent reporting shows how police have ignored or even worked with white supremacists at political rallies.

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At a time of increasing racial polarization in the United States, white people who want to provide support across racial and ethnic differences are often confronted by complex issues of privilege and sensitivity.

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Hate crimes in California have increased just over the last year. The state is now home to 79 hate groups, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. That’s more than anywhere in the country.

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Three weeks after the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, how are residents coping?

The horrific stories and images coming out of Charlottesville have sparked widespread outrage and international media coverage. Last week, we saw white supremacists groups carrying torches, guns, confederate flags, and Nazi paraphernalia.

Your Call: Media coverage of white supremacy

Nov 18, 2016

On the November 18th edition  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Steve Bannon, former chief editor of the extreme right news and propaganda site, Breitbart.com -- and now Donald Trump's chief strategist.

Life of the Law: “Bad Constitution”  Alabama has the longest constitution, not just in the country, but in the world, with 885 amendments and counting.  Hear why it got that way, and how it affects everything in the state from school desegregation to pig farms.