According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, New Jersey has the fourth largest number of hate groups in the country and in recent years the activities of those involved with such circles have gone from the cartoonish, such as the neo-Nazi who wanted to have a birthday cake inscribed with the name they gave their child – Adolph Hitler, to the serious, such as the three neo-Nazis, one of them from a then-Flemington-based neo-Nazi group, Aryan Terror Brigade, who attacked three Middle Eastern men in Sayreville.
In light of recent incidents and events that have brought racism into today's front page news, many have been asking what can be done to fight back, and who is it that we are dealing with? This discussion will address what our local communities need to know in order to prevent such hate from polarizing them.
Daryle Lamont Jenkins, is the co-founder and Executive Director of One People's Project (www.onepeoplesproject.com) a Philadelphia-based organization founded in 2000 that monitors right-wing groups and individuals, particularly the more hateful elements in an effort to learn more about their activities and encourage others to diminish their abilities to hurt the greater society. He has appeared on Montel Williams, A Current Affair, Fox News, and the documentary Erasing Hate, the story of a neo-Nazi that he helped out of the neo-Nazi scene.