The Institute for Research & Education on Human Rights (IREHR) had the honor to first release its report, The Tea Party in North Carolina: Threat to a New Birth of Freedom, on Friday, October 10, at the North Carolina NAACP State Conference in Fayetteville.
is president of IREHR. For almost three decades, he has been a leading authority on white nationalist political and social movements. He is the author of Blood and Politics: The History of White Nationalism from the Margins to the Mainstream, published by Farrar Straus & Giroux in May 2009. more...
A new article published in the American Sociological Review, “Educational Segregation, Tea Party Organizations, and the Battles over Distributive Justice,” should be read by anyone actually interested in mounting an opposition to the Tea Party movement.
On June 26, 2014, the Kansas City, Missouri Branch of the NAACP held a special event commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer in Mississippi. Leonard Zeskind was one of two speakers, and his discussed the significance of the murders of Michael Schwerner, James Chaney and Andrew Goodman by white supremacists at the outset of the summer.