By the time he turned nineteen, Derek Black was regarded as the "the leading light" of the white nationalist movement. While at college he started to question his worldview. Then he decided to confront the damage he had done. In the book, Rising Out of Hatred,” the author, Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Eli Saslow, asks what Derek Black's story can tell us about America's increasingly divided nature.
We’ll also talk with USC Professor Tara McPherson who gave a lecture a while back at USU titled "Platforming Hate: The Internet and the Rise of Hate Online."