The hate-crime reports began filtering in on election night at the Southern California offices of the Counsel of American-Islamic Relations. CAIR’s civil rights monitors received their first call within hours of Donald Trump’s victory.
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On election night last November, Nathan Damigo, a 30-year-old white nationalist and student at California State University, Stanislaus, met up with friends in the Northern California city of Folsom. As they bounced from bar to bar, it became clear that Donald Trump was outperforming most polls.
A continuing series on hate and extremism in California and the nation.
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Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas is prosecuting an antifa protester—for slapping a neo-Nazi after he called her a “bitch.”