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White discusses merging of Confederate and Nazi symbols in Washington Post

August 15, 2017

The Washington Post

Steven White

Steven White

"While both the Confederacy and Nazi Germany waged wars to defend white supremacy, those two symbols were mostly kept apart for decades after World War II," says Steven White, incoming assistant professor of political science. "How those two symbols of white supremacy have come to overlap tells us a great deal about how white racist extremism developed – and where it might go." Read more in his op-ed, "Confederate flags and Nazi swastikas together? That’s new. Here’s what it means," published in the Washington Post. 08/15/17

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