Clark Martell led neo-Nazi skinheads. Then, he disappeared. His trail reveals how sex, money and blood have kept the movement alive.
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 who wrote the playbook for the recruitment of young people.
Season 3 of WBEZ’s Motive podcast examines the origins of the youth white supremacist movement in America.
Atomwaffen was the most extreme white supremacist group, pushing for societal collapse. Today, their ideas are on the streets.
When Brendan Sweeney marched with white supremacists in Charlottesville, he thought he was part of something new. And then he was doxed.
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?
Daytime TV discovered neo-Nazi skinheads, and it was a ratings bonanza. But it also helped to grow the hate movement across America.
The Chicago Area Skinheads were among the first racist skinhead crews to organize in the U.S. How one brutal event brought them down.
It was the ‘80s. Reagan was president. And for angry teens, the punk scene provided a family and expression. Until the Nazis showed up.
In the 1980s, it seemed organized white supremacy was declining. But a generation of racist skinheads breathed new life into the movement.
To understand today’s white supremacist movement, look at the last time hate pulled in young Americans. Preview WBEZ’s new season of Motive.