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To understand the white supremacist movement today, don’t look at the old guys in white sheets. Look at the last time a wave of hate pulled in young Americans. Look at the neo-Nazi skinheads. From WBEZ Chicago, a new season of Motive.

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To understand the white supremacist movement today, don’t look at the old guys in white sheets. Look at the last time a wave of hate pulled in young Americans. Look at the neo-Nazi skinheads. From WBEZ Chicago, a new season of Motive.

    8: Bloodlines

    8: Bloodlines

    Clark Martell was at the vanguard of reviving the white supremacist movement. Then, he disappeared. His trail reveals how sex, money, and blood have kept the movement alive.

    • 36 min
    7: Tipping Point

    7: Tipping Point

    Atomwaffen was the most extreme white supremacist group, pushing for societal collapse. Today, their ideas are on the streets.

    • 37 min
    6: The New Nazis

    6: The New Nazis

    How did President Trump, the border wall, and the 2017 Charlottesville rally play into the education of a white supremacist?

    • 43 min
    5: What To Do With Christian

    5: What To Do With Christian

    Christian Picciolini grew a violent hate movement for eight years. After he left, it continued to grow. What's his role in fixing the harm?

    • 35 min
    4: Boots To Suits

    4: Boots To Suits

    Daytime TV discovered neo-Nazi skinheads and it was a ratings bonanza. But it also helped to grow the hate movement across America.

    • 39 min
    3: Union And Division

    3: Union And Division

    The Chicago Area Skinheads are, by some accounts, the first racist skinhead crew to organize in the U.S. What drew in those young recruits? And how one brutal event brought them down.

    • 36 min

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