'Ghost Skins' And Masculinity: Alt-Right Terms, Defined

As a group of activists complete a March to Confront White Supremacy, here is a list of terms racist and misogynist groups use in defending their views.
White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the "alt-right" march during the United the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12. / Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Dozens of activists have been on the move through rain and sunshine, taking part in a 10-day protest called The March to Confront White Supremacy. The roughly 118-mile walk began in Charlottesville, Va., and culminates in a rally in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.

Organizers of the march have said it is a nonviolent response to the violence of white supremacist groups that convened in Charlottesville for the Unite the Right demonstrations in August. Clashes between the white nationalists and counterprotesters resulted in multiple injuries; one attendee is charged with second-degree murder for the death of 32-year-old counterprotester Heather Heyer.

In the week that followed, President Trump was widely criticized for repeatedly placing blame for the violence on "both sides" and for not immediately and explicitly denouncing the role of neo-Nazis and the KKK.

"We demand that President Trump be removed from.

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