Front Burner

A former neo-Nazi on the El Paso shooting and the rise of white supremacy

A man who used to write propaganda for the neo-Nazi movement says he is on a mission to reform racists and share his own story—in the hope of preventing attacks like the recent El Paso shooting.
Christian Picciolini is a former neo-Nazi who now speaks out against hate. (Dennis Sevilla)
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Joining the neo-Nazi movement was a choice that Christian Picciolini says cost him his livelihood, his wife and his sense of self.

Following the mass shooting in El Paso, he speaks out about his former community, to warn people about the wide reach of white supremacist extremism around the world.

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