After Charleston: Homegrown Hate Groups Under Scrutiny

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Alleged Charleston shooter Dylann Roof credits his racist beliefs in part to a right-wing group, the Council of Conservative Citizens. The Council has donated to presidential campaigns of Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Rick Santorum. All three candidates quickly distanced themselves from the group. We'll discuss the history and influence of white supremacist groups in the U.S. and what role, if any, they play in radicalizing homegrown terrorists.


David Schanzer, director, Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security in the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Nancy MacLean, professor of History and Public Policy, Duke University

Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernadino

Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center