Christian Picciolini was recruited into the Chicago Area Skinheads in 1987 when he was just 14-years-old. By 16, he was leading it and by 22, he was looking for a way out. Today, he has become a sought expert neo-Nazis and he’s warning that this is a “pivotal moment for America.”
In an extensive interview with Voice of America, the son of Italian immigrants warned that the aftermath of the Charlottesville, Virginia violence proves the serious threat posed by violent white extremists. Further, this racist hate speech is nothing new from white supremacists — he’s been hearing it for 30 years.