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'The Awakening Of A Former White Nationalist'

Derek Black once promoted a racist agenda by making speeches, hosting a radio show and starting a website. His father was a former grand wizard of the KKK. Derek's change of heart is the subject of a new book, 'Rising Out of Hatred,' written by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eli Saslow. They speak with Terry Gross about the white nationalist movement — and what led Black to leave it behind.

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