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  Hammerskins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hammerskins, (also known as Hammerskin Nation) is a white supremacist gang formed in 1988 in Dallas, Texas.
The Hammerskins idealize historical warrior societies such as the Aryans, Vikings and Nazis.
The Hammerskin logo, depicting two claw hammers crossed to resemble goose-stepping legs, is copied from a fictitious neo-fascist organization depicted in the 1982 film Pink Floyd The Wall.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hammerskins   (344 words)

 MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Hammerskin Nation is notable for the care with which it selects its members.
Aspiring Hammerskins are required to prove their allegiance to the group during a probation period that can last as long as two years.
Hammerskin Nation, apparently oblivious to the fact that Pink Floyd did not intend the video to be an endorsement of fascism, took its name from Pink's symbol, two crossed hammers.
www.tkb.org /Group.jsp?groupID=3483   (550 words)

 SPLCenter.org: Hammerskin Nation
The Hammerskins first appeared in the late '80s as the Dallas-based Confederate Hammerskins and spread to Georgia, Tennessee and Florida.
Going into the Hammerskins is not like joining most white supremacy organizations, which typically ask for little more than mailing in a cursory application along with a few dollars to a post office box.
He and two other Hammerskins once used a mat knife to carve a Hammerskin tattoo from the body of a Skinhead who had betrayed the group.
www.splcenter.org /intel/intelreport/article.jsp?aid=310   (855 words)

 HammerskinS ForeveR,ForeveR HammerskinS « Violencia,violencia e mais violencia...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Hammerskins wanted to show like-minded people that there was a better way, a way that would promote the 14 words.
Dean Messler, one of Hammerskins` oldest friends, had recently moved to Chicago and it wouldn`t be long after that that Chicago was added to Hammerskins ever growing roster of NHS chapters.
Hammerskins were beginning to claim some very good bands as their own in these early stages: Midtown Boot Boys, Haken Kreuz, One Way, and the Bully Boys.
diaryofabonehead.blog.com /1239886   (4104 words)

 Hammerskin Nation -- Extremism in America
The name and symbol of the Hammerskin Nation came from The Wall, a 1979 album by the rock group Pink Floyd that was made into a film in 1982.
As one of the most prominent white power skinhead groups in the country, the Hammerskins have frequently shocked the communities in which they are active with the violence of some of their activities.
Hammerskin Nation members are notable for their unflagging commitment to the group and its ideas.
www.adl.org /learn/ext_us/Hammerskin.asp?LEARN_Cat=Extremism&LEARN_SubCat=Extremism_in_America&xpicked=3&item=hn   (2502 words)

 SPLCenter.org: Neo-Nazi Skinheads
The council was organized and hosted by former Hammerskin Brien James, founder of the Vinlander Social Club, a regional Skinhead group, and by Ohio State Skinheads leaders Eric Fairburn and Kevin Kislingbury.
By calling the council without prior Hammerskin approval and then publicly inviting HS leaders to attend and guaranteeing their safety, the Blood and Honour organizers broadcast the message that Hammerskins are no longer the unchallenged bosses of the Skinhead scene.
A 2003 post to a Skinhead Web site by "a former Hammerskin probate" [a probationary member of the group] summed up the significance of the conflict this way: "Rest assured the days of crews submitting to Hammerskin policing of the skinhead sub-culture are over." Resistance to old-guard Skinhead leaders is probably overstated.
www.splcenter.org /intel/intelreport/article.jsp?aid=585   (611 words)

 Group said to advance anti-government philosophy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Miskam had given a Western Hammerskin business card to at least one person at the party on March 17, Shafer said, and the group was also known to hand out Nazi armbands and other white supremacist material at high schools and parties in an effort to win new members.
Distinct from Hammerskin Nation, Shafer said the Western Hammerskins also advance a strong anti-government philosophy that suggests that Jews have infiltrated and are controlling the government.
Shafer said Shawn Trento of Temecula, an alleged Western Hammerskin who is in prison for a knife attack in 1996, described the group's political philosophy in a letter written to one of the men accused of assaulting Bowen.
www.press-enterprise.com /newsarchive/1999/10/31/941346382.html   (827 words)

 Tolerance.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In addition, within the last year in Poland, the Hammerskins have organized several concerts and started up a color magazine that features interviews with foreign bands.
The Hammerskins first appeared on the white power music scene with Minnesota-based Panzerfaust (in German, “armored fist”) Records in 1998, picking up the slack in the United States from then-struggling Resistance.
“Wherever Hammerskins pop up, they are always the most professional, the most dedicated and the best at what they’re trying to do,” says Justin Massa of the Center for New Community.
www.tolerance.org /news/article_print.jsp?id=406   (178 words)

 Invisible Enemy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Hammerskins commanded sudden, nationwide media attention, reportedly because of their white supremacist philosophy.
Widely condemned by all of the reporting media1 everywhere in the country, the Hammerskins symbolized American concern for the war on racism.
Unknown to Americans until the sudden, widespread, and prolonged media attention given to them, the mass-mediated nature of the Hammerskins sudden statement in the national agenda is in itself suspicious.
www.voxpublishing.com /TOC1.htm   (578 words)

 Pravda.RU:Bill White: Agents of Deceit New Dynamics Form As Right Unifies, Bourgeois ...
The Hammerskins, who had been riling themselves up chanting “Stamp out commie reds; who's gonna do it -- Skinheads” for a TV news crew, broke ranks with Roper and the rest of the NA crew, and charged ahead, leaving the police escort, and challenging the anti-racists to a fight.
The vanguard of the Hammerskins marched rapidly across an intersection in a six-man formation.
Upon reaching the far side of the intersection, the Hammerskins began to quarrel with the old men and women of Progressive Labor, and the quarrel would have broken into a fight if several DC Police Officers had not rushed to the scene as the aforementioned Lieutenant Herold radioed a riot unit.
newsfromrussia.com /main/2001/12/20/24096_.html   (2741 words)

 Rechtsexremistische efforts II.
Particularly them from the USA originating - " Hammerskin" - movement is to be seen however more than ideological and fewer than organizational merger movement.
Them - " Hammerskins " -, whose symbol - zwei should exchange crossed Hämmer  - the power and intensity of the white Labor movement, own an elitist, racist and to the part National Socialist philosophy.
Their goal is the global union all white Skinheads in one - " Hammerskin - nation " -.
www.fas.org /irp/world/germany/bfv/docs/96/rechts_ii.html   (2202 words)

 The seven-stage hate model: the psychopathology of hate groups FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin,The - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For example, members of the Western Hammerskins in Hemet, California, had high school educations and came from two-parent, middle-class families.
Fortunately, most skinhead groups are not well organized and lack the leadership structure found in the majority of street gangs engaged in "for-profit" criminal activities.
However, the Western Hammerskins group has a stronger leadership hierarchy than most skinhead groups, and it boasts a very active recruitment program.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2194/is_3_72/ai_99696469   (902 words)

 Man calls pair racist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
As defense attorneys questioned Assumma's qualifications and conclusions, the veteran gang officer said he believes Miskam and Douglas are members of the Western Hammerskins, a racist group that is part of the highly organized international Hammerskin Nation.
Miskam's attorney, Peter Morreale, questioned Assumma's conclusions Thursday as he noted that written guidelines for the Hemet chapter of the Western Hammerskins state the group "encourages a strong healthy family environment" and does not tolerate domestic violence or alcohol abuse.
Assumma also said he has not read the Hammerskin Nation's constitution, but said the document would not change his belief that the group is a criminal street gang.
www.press-enterprise.com /newsarchive/2001/10/26/1004069675.html   (513 words)

 Fight dem back!
As FightDemBack uncovered, the local branches of Blood & Honour and the Hammerskin Nation held a (not-so-)secret White Power gig at the Birmingham Hotel on the 23rd of September.
The concert was sponsored by Blood & Honour Australia - the local chapter of a global neo-Nazi organisation that is banned in Germany - and Aryan supremacists the Southern Cross Hammerskins.
From what we know about their NZ gig, it looks like their Kiwi B&H counterparts, Perry Adank and Renee Nelson will be providing most of the hosting duties.
www.fightdemback.org /archive/groups/sc-hammerskins   (1792 words)

 Antisemitism And Racism
Formed in Dallas in the late 1980s, the white supremacist Hammerskin Nation, the most violent and best-organized neo-Nazi skinhead group in the United States, is composed almost exclusively of young white males, whom the group actively recruits.
The Hammerskins have an estimated 19 chapters in the US and their website lists chapters in several other countries, including Canada, England, France, the Netherlands and Germany.
Felton was also found guilty of bank robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, and trying to obtain explosives with the intent to kill or injure and to damage property.
www.tau.ac.il /Anti-Semitism/asw2001-2/usa.htm   (4125 words)

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Hammerskin - Used by various racist skinhead groups called HammerSkins.
This is the slogan of the Hammerskins, one of the most organized racist skinhead groups in the US and Internationally.
All material on this Website is copyrighted and my not be reproduced, except for single copy, non-commercial purposes.
hatemonitor.csusb.edu /hate_graphics.html   (516 words)

 sandiego.indymedia.org | Hammerskin Nation member arrested   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Arseven is an self-admitted member of the Arizona Hammerskins.
Hammerskin Nation is considered the nation's most organized and feared skinhead group, said officials with the Anti-Defamation League, which combats racism and anti-Semitism.
The so-called Outlaw Hammerskins in these areas have caused activity in Chicago and the suburbs as well, but it's not improbable that the regular Hammerskins could be involved in something like this," Burghart said.
sandiego.indymedia.org /en/2004/03/103163.shtml   (989 words)

 Two found guilty in 1999 hate crime attack
However, the jury found them guilty of the lesser charges of assault with a deadly weapon and conspiracy to commit assault with a deadly weapon as well as causing great bodily injury to Bowen.
Scalisi said that Douglas, who was 17 at the time of the attack, wasn't old enough to join the group.
Ruiz said that the convictions for this being a hate crime and being committed by a criminal street gang adds eight years to the sentence for each defendant.
www.rickross.com /reference/supremacists/supremacists60.html   (1021 words)

 Hate Symbols: Hammerskins - From A Visual Database of Extremist Symbols, Logos and Tattoos
Hate Symbols: Hammerskins - From A Visual Database of Extremist Symbols, Logos and Tattoos
With local chapters scattered worldwide, Hammerskins maintain they represent the working class of the white racialist movement and often advocate using violence to achieve their goals.
Hammerskins and other skinhead groups are devotees of "white power" music
www.adl.org /hate_symbols/groups_hammerskins.asp   (64 words)

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Violence by skinhead gangs in the United States is on the rise because of splits in the extreme right movement, a U.S. watchdog group said on Friday.
The Hammerskin Nation gang has long dominated the skinhead scene, but in the last two years other gangs like the Outlaw Hammerskins and the Vinlander Social Club have rebelled against them, said Mark Potok, director of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project.
The Hammerskins are a MAJOR group....but yes there are several other factions which are becoming active.
www.atsnn.com /article/230733   (625 words)

 Civil Rights Resource Manual 148 Sample Indictment
The Confederate Hammerskins was at all times referred to in this indictment a "Skinhead" group located in Dallas, Texas, which advocated white supremacy and separation of Black, Hispanic, Jewish and other minority persons from white persons.
Sometime between June and August, 1988, at 817 Nash Street in Garland, Texas, SEAN CHRISTIAN TARRANT and CHRISTOPHER BARRY GREER expressed to co-conspirators, who were associated with the Confederate Hammerskins, their concern and dissatisfaction about the presence of Black persons in Robert E. Lee Park.
In or about August, 1988, DANIEL ALVIS WOOD joined the Confederate Hammerskins and accompanied his co-conspirators to Robert E. Lee Park intent upon chasing Black and other minority persons from the park.
www.usdoj.gov /usao/eousa/foia_reading_room/usam/title8/cvr00148.htm   (668 words)

 The New Lexicon of Hate
HAMMERSKINS - Derive their name from the marching hammers that represented Skinheads in the Pink Floyd (a British Rock Band) movie, THE WALL.
U.S. branches include: Confederate, Northern, Western and Eastern Hammerskins.
International branches have also surfaced including British Hammerskins, Charlemagne Hammerskins in France and the Southern Cross Hammerskins from Australia.
www.texaspolicecentral.com /new_lexicon_of_hate.html   (2209 words)

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Juba, before he moved to Missouri in 2005, was on good terms with many skinheads in Pennsylvania, including members of the Delaware Eastern Hammerskins, the Keystone State Skins and the Pennsylvania chapter of Eastern Hammerskins.
In 2005, one skinhead member of Aryan Nations, Sean Michael Gillespie, was convicted for attempting to firebomb a synagogue in Oklahoma City, the first of a planned series of attacks.
A lesser known but active Klan group in Louisville, Kentucky, the SS Knights of the KKK, also attracts skinheads and has drawn some ex-Confederate Hammerskins as members.
www.militia-watchdog.org /racist_skinheads/wsgwssm.asp   (1116 words)

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