When you think of terrorists, Al-Qaeda, ISIS or the cartel come to mind, but there’s a new threat to homeland security from inside our own borders.
In a recent development from the Department of Homeland Security, it is now recognizing white supremacy groups as the top domestic terror threat in the United States.
News 13 investigated what that means when it comes to stopping hate in community neighborhoods.
In Black Mountain, just this week, fourth and fifth graders encountered some vulgar language and images spray painted on the playground at recess, including the n-word and sexually suggestive material.
According to local law enforcement groups, they’re still working it out, but they’re out of time, as we enter an election cycle promising more violence. North Carolina’s rise in hate crime is already outpacing the nation, up 64 percent on two-year-old stats.
This tired narrative will just not go away. It seems that most of these incidents are committed by people looking to play the victim. We will never be great again until the people stop letting themselves be manipulated by the state.