White Supremacists Killed More People in US in 2017 Than Muslims, Antifa and Kneeling NFL Players Combined

Michael Harriot | The Root

Ladies and gentlemen, after tabulating the votes for all of the scary, terrorist bogeymen who killed American citizens in 2017, the award for the Domestic Extremists of the Year goes to:

(Drumroll, please … )

Racist white people!

2017 was a banner year for white supremacists. The Anti-Defamation League’s Center for Extremism reports that right-wing extremists were responsible for 71 percent of all extremist-related deaths in the U.S. last year.

Of the 34 extremist-related murders, most (18) were committed by white supremacists, including the death of Richard W. Collins III, a Bowie State University student killed hours before his graduation by Sean Urbanski, and the fatal stabbing of two people by Jeremy Christian during a racist rant aboard a Portland train.

Despite the hype of conservatives around the country, many of last year’s nominees failed miserably. Black Lives Matter, a group that many whites want so badly to be considered a terrorist organization, failed to kill a single individual in 2017, as it has during every year of its existence. Antifa, which President Donald Trump condemned as one of the groups in Charlottesville, Va., that had very bad people “on both sides,” did not cause a death last year. More tragically, the Anti-Defamation League could not find anyone who died or was even critically injured by a professional football player who kneeled during the national anthem.

To be fair, the ADL did find two incidents of extremism by the mythical “black supremacist” movement. In April, Kori Muhammad went on a shooting spree in Fresno, Calif. Muhammad’s father said that he was trying to start a war between black and whites. The next month, Derick Lamont Brown, the former chairman of the New Black Panther Party, shot and killed his father before killing himself.

That’s it. That’s the complete list of terrorism by the “black identity extremists” the FBI warned you about.

But this award is not about the black guys. This award is about the accomplishments of white people, because they always reach for the stars … and their guns. Mostly their guns, but I assume they think about stars at least some of the time.

So clap your hands for white supremacy, for winning the Domestic Terror Championship once again. We applaud all-stars like David Atchinson, who disguised himself as a student to shoot up an Aztec, N.M., high school. We salute standouts like James Alex Fields Jr., who drove through a hate rally and mored down Heather Heyer. And James Harris Jackson, who traveled all the way to New York City to stab a homeless man to death.

Congratulations, racist white people; you just won the Super Bowl of hate! What are you going to do now? Wait … I think I know:

You’re going to Disney World hell!

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