White nationalist group shows its face in Dallas

by | Aug 18, 2019 | Dallas, Politics

Following the white terrorist attack in El Paso less than a month ago, a “nationalist” group says it visited Dallas over the weekend, according to its Twitter feed.

The group, called the American Identity Movement (AIM), is formerly known as Identity Evropa, which helped organize the 2017 “Unite the Right” white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, VA. 

“AIM activists just dropped a banner along Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge in Dallas, Texas, calling for mass deportations in the defense of the American nation,” the group wrote on Twitter on Sunday. “We will not stand by idly while globalists turn America into a third world shopping mall!” 

https://twitter.com/aim_america/status/1163144507757604864?s=21

Another video, posted on Aug. 17, showed the group protesting “tech censorship” in downtown Dallas. 

https://twitter.com/aim_america/status/1162607402979680256?s=21

Late last week, posts on Reddit indicated the group was gathering in Dallas, which was first brought to light by local Democratic Party officials. 

“Not since the early ‘60s, before President Lyndon Baines Johnson condemned the clan in 1965, have white supremacists felt so emboldened to come out of the closet,” Carol Donovan, chair of the Dallas County Democratic Party told The Signal in a Friday statement. “In response to the objections by the white supremacists to immigrants, we invite the members of AIM to read the United States Constitution, which they claim to support. Nowhere in the Constitution are the rights and privileges limited to white supremacists born in the U.S. In fact, all the signers of the Constitution were immigrants.”

AIM’s founder was suspended earlier this month from Twitter.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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