UF Prepares for White Nationalist Leader

The University of Florida is coordinating with local and state law-enforcement officials in anticipation of the potential appearance in Gainesville of a white nationalist leader affiliated with this weekend’s deadly confrontation in Charlottesville, Va.

UF President Kent Fuchs sent an email to staff this weekend, alerting them that National Policy Institute President Richard Spencer, who made an appearance at the Charlottesville event, could speak at the university next month.

Spencer is a leader in the “alt-right” movement, blamed for a deadly outburst following a “Unite the Right” rally Saturday in Charlottesville that left one person dead after a car plowed into a group of counter-protesters.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott has been in contact with University of Florida officials regarding Spencer’s potential visit. Full Story »

Federal Judge Says Florida Neo-Nazi with Explosives in His Garage Isn’t a Threat

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Remember that white supremacist that converted to Islam and killed his neo-Nazi buddies? Well, the “one that got away” was recently arrested on federal explosives charges.

Brandon Russell, 21, a member of the Army National Guard from Tampa, FL, was arrested May 21 in Key Largo during a traffic stop. The reason he was detained is that his roommate, Devon Arthurs, a former neo–Nazi who converted to Islam had just murdered the other two neo–Nazi roommates living in their shared apartment.

According to the newspaper, when police searched the four men’s apartment after Arthurs was arrested, they found a framed photograph of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh in Russell’s bedroom, along with white supremacist propaganda, and a copy of Hitler’s Mein Kampf. Full Story »

White supremacist converts to Islam — then kills neo-Nazi pals for disrespecting his new faith

18-year-old Devin Arthurs, who allegedly killed his two neo-Nazi roommates for not respecting his conversion to Islam (Photo courtesy of Tampa Police).
18-year-old Devin Arthurs, who allegedly killed his two neo-Nazi roommates for not respecting his conversion to Islam (Photo courtesy of Tampa Police).

A white supremacist is being accused of fatally shooting his two neo-Nazi roommates after they objected to his decision to convert to Islam.

The Tampa Bay Times reports that 18-year-old Devon Arthurs is being accused by police of gunning down two of his roommates — 22-year-old Jeremy Himmelman and 18-year-old Andrew Oneschuk — after they attacked his newfound Muslim faith.

According to police, Arthurs was upset at Islamophobia and decided to murder his two roommates “to bring attention to his cause.” Prior to converting to Islam, Arthurs was a committed white supremacist, as were his two slain roommates. Full Story »