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From a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, a powerful account of one young man s journey from white supremacist hero to apostle of tolerance Derek Black grew up at the epicenter of white nationalism His father founded and runs Stormfront, a heavily trafficked white power website His godfather is David Duke By the time Derek turned nineteen, he had been anointed the leadiFrom a Pulitzer Prize winning reporter, a powerful account of one young man s journey from white supremacist hero to apostle of toleranceDerek Black grew up at the epicenter of white nationalism His father founded and runs Stormfront, a heavily trafficked white power website His godfather is David Duke By the time Derek turned nineteen, he had been anointed the leading light of the burgeoning white nationalist movement His internet savvy and political insights led the way for the mainstreaming of racist ideology We can infiltrate, said Derek We can take the country back Then he went to college Derek had been home schooled by his parents, steeped in the culture of white supremacy, and he had rarely encountered different points of view At New College of Florida, he kept a low profile while continuing to broadcast a racist radio show with his father each morning Eventually, his activities were discovered, creating an uproar on campus Then something unusual happened Instead of ostracizing Derek, some of his fellow students decided to engage him An Orthodox Jew named Matthew Stevenson held a multicultural Shabbat dinner every Friday and invited Derek Over years of dialogue, he began to question his worldview One of the Shabbat attendees was Allison Gornik, who at first refused to be in the same room with Derek, but became essential to his transformation Eventually, Derek came to believe his ideology was based on ignorant readings of history and flawed science He decided to publicly renounce his family s beliefs, at tremendous personal cost As the media techniques Derek helped to pioneer reached their apotheosis in Donald Trump s campaign for the Presidency, Derek positioned himself on the other side, writing and speaking out against the pernicious beliefs he did so much to spread Out of Hatred tells the story of how white supremacist ideas migrated from the far right fringe to the White House, through the intensely personal saga of one man who disavowed everything he was taught to believe With great empathy and narrative verve, Eli Saslow asks what Derek s story can tell us about America s increasingly divided nature This is a book to help us understand the American moment and to help us better understand one another.
Eli Saslow is a staff writer at the Washington Post, where he covered the 2008 presidential campaign and has chronicled the president s life inside the White House Previously a sportswriter for the Post, he has won multiple awards for news and feature writing Two of his stories have also appeared in Best American Sports Writing.
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