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 talk with Eli Saslow and give you information on a virtual event that he’s headlining at 5:00 p.m. today. 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."
The USU Institute for Government and Politics and the USU College of Humanities and Social Sciences are presenting a virtual event featuring Eli Saslow on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. You can register for this free event at https://chass.usu.edu/rsvp/eli-saslow