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At the end of March, an arson fire destroyed the executive offices of the Highland Center in New Market, Tennessee. The building contained decades of archives of the historic Highland Education and Research Center. The other 9 buildings on the 200 acre campus were not damaged.
Founded in 1932, the historic center is renowned for its social justice and leadership education. They helped organize the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycotts and aided in founding the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. They also hosted such civil rights icons as Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks.
Now, the organization has become the latest target of a white power movement attack. A symbol connected to the white power movement spray-painted on their parking lot.
For a number of years, domestic terrorists have been the biggest threat to our national security. Here is a key paragraph from the link below:
In addition to foreign terrorist organizations, domestic extremist movements collectively pose a steady threat of violence and economic harm to the United States. Some trends within individual movements will shift as most drivers for domestic extremism, such as perceptions of government or law enforcement overreach, socio-political conditions, and reactions to legislative actions, remain constant. We are most concerned about the lone offender attacks, primarily shootings, as they have served as the dominant mode for lethal domestic extremist violence. We anticipate law enforcement, racial minorities, and the U.S. government will continue to be significant targets for many domestic extremist movements.
"Fine people on both sides", my ass.
Tennessee, incidentally, has the highest percentage of Evangelical Christians of any state in the country: