Lowell Smith, assistant professor in La Sierra’s criminal justice program, continues to share his expertise about white supremacist gangs and extremists with media nationwide. Smith spent 15 years supervising the probation of persons associated with these groups, and he continues to monitor websites and social media related to the groups. Check out these links for recent stories:



Hate crimes in major U.S. cities increased 9% in 2018, new report shows

A Cal State San Bernardino study shows hate crimes are trending upward for the fifth consecutive year at a time when overall crime is down.

Documenting Hate: Charlottesville | Season 36 Episode 13 | FRONTLINE

FRONTLINE and ProPublica investigate the resurgence of white supremacists in America.

How White Supremacists Are Recruiting Educated 'Normies' Around LA

Hate groups are using softer sounding messages, and don’t present like skinheads with swastikas. But experts say it’s the “same people, same ideology.”

Documenting Hate: Charlottesville

Transcript for the FRONTLINE film Documenting Hate: Charlottesville

Rise Above Movement: What extremism experts are saying about these white supremacists in Southern California

Federal officials arrested four men from a Southern California-based white supremacist group alleging that they traveled to Charlottesville, Va. last year to incite a riot.

First Came High School Swastika Party Then Came White Power Posters | OC Weekly

About a week after students turned up in Snapchat photos last month giving the sieg heil salute to red Solo cups arranged in the shape of a swastika, white supremacist propaganda turned up on the…