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Violent Extremists Among American Veterans | A KPBS News Event


  • WHEN Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 6 p.m.
  • WHERE Virtual
  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

How are veteran organizations grappling with racial extremism and other conspiracies among their members? KPBS Military Reporter Steve Walsh speaks to a panel of experts and looks at the history and the potential role veteran organizations could play in deradicalization.

Virtual event. Free and open to the public. RSVP is required.


The Panelists:

Richard Brookshire - Co-Founder & Executive Director, Black Veterans Project

John H. Clark III - Commander, United States Navy (retired) / Author and Principal Consultant for The PIE Group

Tony McAleer - Founder, Life After Hate; Author, "The Cure For Hate"

Pete Simi - Professor of Sociology, specializing in right-wing extremism; social psychology of hate; domestic terrorism, Chapman University

Akilah Templeton - CEO, Veterans Village of San Diego

This event is sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a major funder of the American Homefront Project. American Homefront is a collaboration between NPR and seven public radio stations that looks at veterans and the military.

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