“White Lives Matter will soon be listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).
SPLC said the status will be reflected in the next update of its “Hate Map,” which tracks the activities of hate groups around the country.
“I can’t speak to how many chapters will be listed, but it’s clear that the leadership of the group, the ends of the group ― it’s just a flat-out white supremacist group,” Heidi Beirich, director of the center’s Intelligence Report, told the Houston Chronicle. “The ideology behind it, the racist leaders, everything about it is racist.””
…but does this mean then that Black Lives Matter is also a hate group? What’s the difference? Let us know in the comments below!