White Supremacist Extremist Rhetoric

Updated: Aug 16, 2019

Supporters of white supremacist extremists (WSEs) and the alt-right—a vague term encompassing a range of far-right ideologies that reject mainstream conservatism—often use language that camouflages discriminatory and violent sentiment towards minority populations. The use of inconspicuous language allows supporters to build comraderey and spread racist, xenophobic, homophobic, and anti-Semitic biases. Below, is a reference list of commonly used words/phrases and case studies of perpetrators using the rhetoric.

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