Hate Groups in Decline as Views Hit Mainstream

Based on reporting from the Southern Poverty Law Center, the number of white nationalist, neo-Nazi and anti-government extremist groups across the U.S. fell for a third straight year in 2021, even as some groups were reinvigorated by the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol last year and by the ongoing culture wars over the pandemic and school curriculums. Read the SPLC Annual Report>