Tess Owen

qanon

Welp, the GOP Now Has 15 QAnon-Linked Candidates on the November Ballot

Since the start of the pandemic, President Trump has shared at least 90 tweets from 49 QAnon accounts.
Tess Owen
10 hours ago
extremism

Congress Just Got an Earful About the Threat of the Boogaloo Movement

Thursday’s hearing was the first time it’s been discussed publicly by Congress, and experts warned they need to act now with more oversight.
Tess Owen
7.16.20
hate crimes

White Man Accused of Driving His Car Into a Crowd of Black People Was Just Charged With Hate Crime

Dennis Wyman, 42, joins a KKK leader and dozens of others in charges linked to the wave of recent car attacks.
Tess Owen
7.14.20
Boogaloos

Facebook Just Labeled the Boogaloos a ‘Dangerous Organization’ and Banned 500 Groups and Pages

The large network of the anti-government movement, deemed a national security threat, has exploded on the platform since February.
Tess Owen
6.30.20
Hate Crime

A Biracial Black Woman Said 4 White Men Sprayed Lighter Fluid on Her and Lit Her on Fire

The group of college-aged men also shouted racial slurs at the 18-year-old.
Tess Owen
6.26.20
extremism

Discord Just Shut Down the Biggest ‘Boogaloo’ Server for Inciting Violence

Discord determined the server violates their community guidelines for “threatening and encouraging violence” after VICE News reported its existence.
Tess Owen
6.25.20
extremism

The U.S. Military Has a Boogaloo Problem

Some of the largest private Facebook groups catering to the boogaloo movement have scores of members who identify as active-duty military.
Tess Owen
6.24.20
terrorism

U.S. Soldier Linked to Satanic Neo-Nazi Group Allegedly Plotted 'Murderous Ambush' on His Own Unit

Ethan Melzer enlisted in the military in 2018 and a year later allegedly joined the Order of the Nine Angles.
Tess Owen
6.22.20
Ahmaud Arbery

Ahmaud Arbery’s Killing May Finally Get a Hate Crime Law Passed in Georgia

The state hasn't had a statute on the books in 16 years, and now, legislators are considering two bills.
Tess Owen
6.17.20
Boogaloo

2 Men Linked to 'Boogaloo' Movement Were Just Charged in the Murder of a Federal Officer

The suspected homicide in Oakland was originally framed as evidence of escalating lawlessness in conjunction with the widespread protests.
Tess Owen
6.16.20
extremism

Young Aspiring Boogaloo Bois Are Dancing With Guns on TikTok

The "Boogaloo" brand is blowing up on TikTok where the #boogaloo hashtag is full of teens dressing the part and making memes.
Tess Owen
6.16.20
KKK

Tennessee Just Voted to Keep a Racist Statue of a KKK 'Grand Wizard'

The bust at the Tennessee state Capitol was installed long after the Civil War — in 1973.
Tess Owen
6.11.20
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