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Details about hate group, ‘The Proud Boys’ at the center of a brawl in New York City

The NYPD has often been accused of showing preferential treatment to white citizens and conservative groups, and now their critics have a visual aid to prove that point.

This weekend, videos and pictures of an alt-right group of white men who call themselves, The Proud Boys went viral, showing a group of them beating up protesters outside a Republican event in New York City. Even though the incident took place on Friday, according to multiple accounts, none of the attackers have been arrested by the NYPD, even though there were several officers on the scene that night watching the brawl take place.

Leaders of a Manhattan political club known as The Metropolitan Republican Club recently invited their members to an event where they could meet Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes, a man who they refer to in their Facebook post as the “Godfather of the Hipster Movement [who] has taken on and exposed the Deep State Socialists and stood up for Western Values.”

Following McInnes’s speech, a group of approximately 30 Proud Boys, who appeared to have just left the event, were captured on video attacking a couple of protesters near the club while screaming threats and slurs at them.

The NYPD’s refusal to step in is now prompting people to ask, “Who are these men?” [Read More…]

Source: theGrio