( CNN) Bigotry today isn’t necessarily represented in hood-clad darknes riders with flaming crosses; it can also look like a roving street-fighting club with taped fists and half-skull bandanas.
Exhibit A: the alt-right, militant Rise Above Movement, four of whose members were arrested last week
and were suspected of driving from California to inspire a rampage and assault counterprotesters at last year’s deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Benjamin Daley, Michael Miselis, Thomas Gillen and Cole White, “while on their space to the Unite the Right rally in Emancipation Park and with their hands taped ready to do street duel, dedicated multiple acts of violence, including punching, kicking, head-butting and pushing several people, ” US Attorney Thomas Cullen said.
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