White supremacists blame Jewish community for political shifts in U.S. that granted blacks their civil rights and enabled waves of Hispanic immigration. Jews, they say, are the root of all evil.
“We killed 6 million Jews, 11 million undocumented immigrants is nothing,” a KKK leader Christopher Barker tells Univision News, during an interview with Univision’s late night news anchor, Ilia Calderon, for the show Aquí y Ahora.
Throughout the whole day, marchers displayed swastikas on shirts, flags and posters, as well as quotes from Adolf Hitler. They yelled “Heil Hitler!” and “Heil Trump!” And they stood outside a local Jewish temple with guns.
According to neo-Nazis, American Jews are a non-white race that is ruining the country. Longtime civil rights strategist Eric Ward says anti-Jewish sentiment is at the core of everything the Charlottesville rally goers stand for. The white supremacist worldview suggests whites are a minority under assault, and that Jews are seeking to take away their rights.
The head of the ‘Loyal White Knights’ of the KKK decided to stay home and not join the rally he called in Charlottesville July 8 because his bond for a pending stabbing charge prohibits him from leaving North Carolina.
‘Loyal White Knights’ leader Christopher Barker was arrested in December last year on the eve of a parade to celebrate the election of Donald Trump after a fellow klansman was stabbed in his Yanceyville, North Carolina, home. Barker was charged with aiding and abetting assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting serious injury, a charge that can put him away for 19 years.