Levin: Hate rock music fuels racism under the radar


Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.) — Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino, wrote Newsdayan opinion column about the influence of “hate rock” and how it may have influenced the alleged shooter who killed six at a Wisconsin Sikh temple Aug. 5.

Levin wrote: “Though not well known outside a small group of listeners and researchers, hate rock has been a key force in the radicalization of young recruits — and one of the few legal sources of revenue to hard-core haters.”

The article was published Aug. 10, 2012.

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