White Nationalists Who Marched in Charlottesville Are Being Identified — and Are Getting Fired From Their Jobs!by GDN Shared Post August 18, 2017
Thanks to NY Daily News writer Shaun King, a very popular Twitter account called @YesYoureRacist, and other hard-working Twitter users, many of the white nationalists who recently participated in the violent racial riot in Charlottesville, Virginia are being identified. Even more, some of them are being fired by their employers.
Names of the ones that were caught committing violent assaults include Cole White, Pete Tefft, Daniel Borden, Michael Ramos, and Peter Cvetanovic – all of whom were identified by these social media activists. Since Charlottesville police have made very few arrests, what they are doing has proven to be very helpful.
How they are being identified
Basically, photos taken by the media of these Neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members, and members of other White supremacist hate groups are being shown online with a message asking others to identify the men pictured. A person that recognizes one of them can then post their name and also a link to any of their personal social media accounts.
Are they really losing their jobs?
So far, at least one of the identified white nationalists, Cole White, has lost his job. The Los Angeles Times reports that after his photo went viral and he was identified as one of the attackers, his employer in Berkeley, California, a hot dog eatery, denounced his participation in the rally and asked him to resign,
Another person identified as Daniel Borden, did not lose his job, but was disowned by his relatives.
Another one, Peter Cvetanovic (pictured above), has not lost his job or family, but has been greatly humiliated. He is reportedly a student at the University of Nevada in Reno, and recently appeared on a local TV station admitting that it’s him in the picture, but insisting that he’s not a racist.
He told Channel 2 News, “I did not expect the photo to be shared as much as it was. I understand the photo has a very negative connotation. But I hope that the people sharing the photo are willing to listen that I’m not the angry racist they see in that photo.”