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Hate in the Sunshine State: Extremism & Antisemitism in Florida

The past two years have seen a significant increase in extremist related incidents both nationwide and in the state of Florida …. In Florida, new white supremacist groups have formed, including White Lives Matter, Sunshine State Nationalists, NatSoc Florida and Florida Nationalists, while existing neo-Nazi and accelerationist groups have broadened their audience both online and on the ground activities. Other extremist groups such as Oath Keepers and the Proud Boys have shifted their strategies to focus on the local level, disrupting school board meetings and even running for political office.

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