By Cameron Rasmusson
It’s clear white nationalists are still targeting North Idaho following the distribution of racist propaganda in the Coeur d’Alene area.
Urging white people to “wake up,” the four-page letter sent to some Coeur d’Alene residents called for Idaho residents to support a white ethnostate.
“Only angry white people can make America great again! We wouldn’t have these problems if white people had a country of their own! Let’s start over,” the letter reads.
Families in Coeur d’Alene received the letter between Thanksgiving and Christmas, KREM 2 News reports. The story went on to be reported in national publications like Newsweek.
KREM 2 News links the letters to Northwest Front, a Washington-based group known to be active both in the Inland Northwest and online. Politico reports that the group’s objective is to “expel non-white people from the Pacific Northwest and to establish a mono-racial republic there.”
The flier distribution echoes Sandpoint’s recent battles with the spread of racist propaganda. Over the past several years, fliers, CDs and robocalls using stereotypical images and descriptions of Jewish, black and Latino people have attacked local politicians, journalists and the very idea of a multi-racial society.
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