Protesters Confront White Supremacists in Tennessee

Preston Gilmore, Fight Back! News, April 9, 2013

Community members, activists and students, including Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), converged on Montgomery Bell Park in Dickson County, Tennessee on the weekend of April 5-7 to demand the park not host the American Renaissance (AmRen) white supremacist conference. On April 5 and 6, they rallied outside the Montgomery Bell Park Inn and Conference Center, where the racists’ conference was being hosted. Protesters demanded “Shut down AmRen!” and held a conference of their own on Saturday to discuss ways to fight back against racism, white supremacy and to build the power of the people.

Protesters had agreed that they would confront the white supremacists regardless of Park Manager Pat Wright and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) efforts to suppress free speech by denying all permit requests related to protesting AmRen’s presence in the park. However, after intense public pressure and thousands of phone calls to the state, park officials and TDEC caved to some of the protesters’ demands on April 5. Just a few hours before protesters planned to rally outside the inn and conference center, the state finally issued a demonstration permit after repeated permit denials.

{snip} Protesters confronted the racists on April 5 as they gathered to register for their conference, chanting, “1,2,3,4 don’t go in that hotel door! 5,6,7,8 we don’t want no fascist state!” and “AmRen, AmRen racist fools, we don’t like your attitude!” and holding signs saying, “Remember Stalingrad?”, “Go back to Europe!”, and “Inbreeding = bad genetics.”

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On April 6, over 50 people gathered in a pavilion in the park to hold a counter-conference, where speakers discussed the history of white supremacy, slavery and genocide in the U.S. and strategies for fighting back against racism. There were also several speakers and workshops concerning LGBTQ liberation and women’s liberation that focused on highlighting the ways these struggles are intertwined with other liberation struggles. Speakers stressed the importance of not only combating white supremacy ideologically but also the importance of confronting them in the streets. A speaker from United Mountain Defense said, “If fear of violence keeps you from confronting evil, evil will always win. It is only through confrontation that the truth comes out. There can be no excuse for inaction.”

After the counter-conference was over, people took the streets and marched on the conference center where the white supremacists had gathered. Marchers held signs and red flags and chanted, “Shut down AmRen! Shut down AmRen!” {snip}

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  • I deal with these exact same types on Yahoo! Answers everyday. I tear them apart, and they have to report my questions or answers. They have, however, never been able to tear my argument apart.

    • guest

      When confronted with the facts, name-calling is all they’re capable of doing because they can’t logically back up what they say. They don’t want to hear the truth and they try to drown it out by calling those who aren’t afraid to be honest a racist, hatemonger, white supremacist, etc. In the end, the only thing they prove is how childish, illogical, and ignorant they really are.

    • Dryden

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      • Sue

        Why don’t the whites see this here? What irony, eh?

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    • Odin

      Thanks for these easy-to-find links D.B. We need more of the regulars here to contribute pertaining articles about the realities of ALL non-White cultures. Even here, too many Whites (and mixed ones) still don’t know or refuse to understand that only White people of European descent can sustain Western civilization.

      Here’s my favorite links that also has them boiling red with rage:

      1.Amazing Pictures, Pollution in China:
      http://www.chinahush.com/2009/10/21/amazing-pictures-pollution-in-china/

      2.Filthy India Photos (warning: graphic):
      http://www.chinasmack.com/2010/pictures/filthy-india-photos-chinese-netizen-reactions.html

      3.Japan’s Biggest Slum Exposed:
      http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2008/aug/22/japan.socialexclusion

      4.Haaretz, “Not Jewish enough to marry a Cohen”:
      http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/not-jewish-enough-to-marry-a-cohen-1.150715

      Keep them coming folks. The FACTS are on our side.

    • bigone4u

      My theory is that professional protesters are narcissists whose egos are fed by the power and sense of belonging that protesting gives them. If forced to exist in the real world, they know they would fail, so they create their own artificial world in which capitalism, whites, men, or whoever is “oppressing” them. Some evidence for my theory is that protesters are going ever more crazy–the topless protester that Putin “liked,” the P*****Riot protesters in Russia whose forte is public sex. In California, it seems to be the norm to get totally nude as part of any protest. The link below is to a website that photographs California protests. Warning: Some of the protesters look about like the Amren protesters except they are nude!! You may want a barf bag handy.

      http://zombietime.com/

      • Michael_C_Scott

        I think I liked Odin’s link to filthy India pictures better. The protesters in California at least in theory should know better.

  • The__Bobster

    Protesters had agreed that they would confront the white supremacists regardless of Park Manager Pat Wright and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) efforts to suppress free speech by denying all permit requests related to protesting AmRen’s presence in the park.
    ____________

    LOL! Leftist loons who are always trying to deny us our right to free speech have the nerve to say we’re denying them theirs? What gall!

  • Nathanwartooth

    Question for the people who attended.

    Were there really over 50 people there? Did they really hold “workshops” and deliver speeches?

    From the video I have seen it looks like at most 8 people showed up and they were just holding signs and shouting into megaphones.

    • 1st day~ 8 protesters. 2nd day~ 15 protesters.

      • mike5586

        That’s hilarious. Did they all look as bad as the ones in the picture on the article?

    • BannerRWB

      There were only 10 or so that showed up near the hotel and conference center. They stayed on a small platform area across from the front doors to the center. There were more who gathered at one of the park pavilions at the picnic grounds near the park entrance.

    • Yes the day had 50 attendees it was open to come and go many came from nearby cities. They did hold a conference and discussed many topics.

      • Nathanwartooth

        Wait…

        Were you there among the protesters? Were you one of them?

  • Xanthippe2

    “Remember Stalingrad?” ??? I guess they really do want to bring people together. Or maybe it is part of a recycling program?

    “1,2,3,4 don’t go in that hotel door! 5,6,7,8 we don’t want no fascist state!” “AmRen, AmRen racist fools, we don’t like your attitude!” …“Go back to Europe!” … “Inbreeding = bad genetics.”
    Classic signs every one.

    • Bobby

      Truth be told, European-Americans, because of the many cowards and traitors among them, fully deserve this. Just wait, you know millions of Americans are going to conclude that, yes, it “would be a GOOD THING, to learn Spanish. STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES.

    • StillModerated

      WE live in Obama’s fascist state. As the John Birchers explain it, that’s a nation in which Big Gubmint colludes with Big Banks and Big Corporations to push around the Middle Class that supports the righteous lifestyle to which the elites have become accustomed.

    • blight14

      And lets don’t forget my favorite sign, ‘Repeat Dresden’…….sick freaks!

      • Kblankenship7

        Let’s see him show such a sign to Dynamo supporters…he would not last three seconds.

        • blight14

          Oh PLEASE let me be the lucky one to delve out the re-educatioin…..!!!!

  • brengunn

    Were all the protesters white? Why does that not surprise me.

    • StillModerated

      $PLC made a donation for Fatty’s plane ride. And somebody brought the beefy lady who cleans their shabby digs.

      • Mr. X

        The Fatty to whom StillModerated referred is Daryl Lamont Jenkins of One People’s Project. Daryl turned out the local HBCU to protest Jared Taylor’s Towson speech given at the invitation of the White Student Union.

        The misfit with the large beard and the red shirt was Preston Gilmore, one of the very few antis local to Tennessee. Preston wrote the “Protestors Confront White Supremacists in Tennessee” article also linked to from Amren today.

        StillModerated, give me a means by which I can reach you via e-mail. I’ll give you a DVD of my pictures/videos from the conference.

        • blight14

          Hey Mr X, its Brett……..nice to have met you…….

          • Mr. X

            Brett,

            It’s nice to have met you too. I was wondering who had driven the ‘vette to the conference, but i see now! I knew that it definitely must have been one of the us, since the antis thumbed rides or piled in the van from Minnesota!

          • blight14

            Ha, when I was leaving Sunday, one of the more ‘swarthy’ anti’s was hitchhiking out of the park……I slowed as if I was going to pick him up and yelled ‘commie’ and he yelled back ‘fascist!!!’………ha, what a great conference, I can’t wait till next year! BL

          • pea-brained peckerhead

        • He rode a bus

    • They wanted them to show up.

    • blight14

      Yes, they were all white…….a certain Mr Berman, replete with yarlmulke, was the ‘keynote’ speaker Friday afternoon….

      • Mr. X

        Interesting to see how even in rural Tennesse, you can count on your area having it’s own lesser Abbie Hoffman/Allen Ginsburg to stir things up!

        • blight14

          Defiling our people is in their corrupt, reptilian DNA……………BTW X, you and I were kidding about your name tag, I jokingly asked you if you were related to Malcom X……sophomoric humor at AmRen..! BL

    • you answered your own question? low info voter obviously

  • Ulick

    “Protesters demanded “Shut down AmRen!” and held a conference of their own on Saturday to discuss ways to fight back against racism, white supremacy and to build the power of the people.”

    If you’re against white control but your goal is to “build the power of the people” then logically that means you want to build the power of non-white people at the expense of white people. Couple that with an honest assessment of what’s going on in America’s cities and in nations that have already ceded white control like South Africa and Zimbabwe, and what sane white person would support that?

    • Derelictus

      Thus the “leftist mind”, the most suicidal, self-defeating, self-loathing, pathologically altruistic force in human history.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      On a similar note, Ulick, since the federal government is putting the entire taxpayer-funded resources of the United States into “building the power” of nonwhites at our expense, why would Preston Gilmore imagine that they need his assistance?

    • boo hoo. little ulick’s scared.

  • So CAL Snowman

    “Remember Stalingrad?”

    Remember the Alamo?

    • 48224

      Here’s a sign for ya.
      “REMEMBER DETROIT….south side of chicago, east st. louis, cleveland, gary…and EVERY other black city in the world.”

    • Xanthippe2

      Opps, didn’t see this!

    • Easyrhino1

      Remember when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?

      • StillModerated

        I sure do. That’s what started the Korean War.

        • redneck Johnny from Alberta…

          Ya, but it’s going good though. I just got back from tour(water cruiser duty) 3 weeks ago. We’ve been taking more than enuf water from the south atlantic and dumping just off korea. soon the sea rise from all the extra water will flood their cities……

        • blight14

          LOL………..

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Remember the Menai Massacre!

      Bloody Romans.

    • peckerbrain

  • Easyrhino1

    “The AmRen conference drew neo-nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, holocaust deniers, anti-immigration thugs and other racists, where they networked with each other and discussed building their organizational efforts.”
    How would any protestor have accurate knowledge of any of the attendees specific political beliefs or affiliations?

    • Derelictus

      AmRen is ambivalent/hostile to even talking about Jewish power and how much/how little it “pulls the strings” or whatever. Also, “anti-immigration thugs”? So would La Raza be “pro-immigration thugs”? And other racists…kind of curious who the others are.

    • Sue

      I always wonder the same thing when slurs are supposedly put on someone’s house or grounds. They haven’t seen them but they always know who did it.

  • Bobby

    Interesting isns’t it? “Remember Stalingrad!!” Everytime I think they’ve gone overboard with things like, “Go back to Europe”, they outdo themselves with “Remember Stalingrad”. Think about it, they are rooting for the communists, who killed millions and millions of white Christians in multiple “purges”. Now, they announce, that they would do it to white Americans! Anyone for giving them a “Lendlease”,etc.

    • Xanthippe2

      Of course that is what they mean, but it isn’t the usual way to say it. Think, “Remember the Alamo.”

    • Michael_C_Scott

      With that slogan, I think they’re rooting for insanely cold weather, which puzzles me because it doesn’t get down to minus 40 in Tennessee.

    • Sloppo

      I remember Stalin’s mass murdering jewish brother-in-law Lazar Kaganovich, a man who is believed to have killed millions of white Christians Ukrainians by orchestrating the systematic starvation campaign known as the Holodomor. Is that good enough? And does anyone know if supreme court justice Elena Kagan is related to Kaganovich by any chance? Just curious.

    • grow up peckerhead.

  • Kathy M

    “… intense public pressure and thousands of phone calls…”

    So the SPLC was involved!

    “Protesters confronted the racists…”

    How is that for some even-handed and fair journalism? We know with whom they stand. Without question.

    • I went to their hate blog site and it’s all about how white people are evil. You won’t find one article about the blackfootsoldiers or the nation of islam.

  • Guys it was more like 15 and the majority were from out of state. There were 5-6 people there Friday and 15 or so Saturday. Some came in a van from Minnesota. Another group came from MO, and another from Philadelphia. A bunch of them all had Minnesota style accents. The park rangers were all commenting that there were no locals.

    They spent half their time screaming at tourists, campers, joggers, ect. People who weren’t even part of the conference.

    The core group that organized it is the Austin Peay State SDS. The have revised the 1960s SDS with their red fist logo. This is the group that founded the Weatherman Underground Terrorist network that murdered police officers.

    • Sloppo

      I believe it speaks well of Tennessee in general that the “community organizers” were only able to recruit a few useful idiots from that state.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Minnesota? That’s quite a drive: Highway 94 from Minneapolis to Madison, Wisconsin. Highway 90 from there to the Chicago area, and then highway 65 all the way to Nashville. That’s 890 miles each way. Assuming 30 mpg on the highway for the van’s fuel mileage and $3.50 a gallon at the pump, that works out to just over $200 in gas and two days behind the wheel, just to scream at some campers and joggers in a state park they’d never visited before.

      Some Minnesotans in this story needs to get themselves a life!

      • johnny from Alberta

        Thank you Mr. Scott.
        I have posted here and gained a lot from you and others, to which have opened my eyes to our plight.
        Now again, I thank you for this small list of special American places to visit, when I travel on the Harley. Places of interest like these, within the travel agencies list are rare:)
        thnx.johnny

    • I see about 12 from TN. I know I’m missing a few that probably didn’t get photographed.

    • The majority were from nearby cities

  • StillModerated

    … and to build the power of the people.

    Yup. That’s why I drove 12 hours there and then back home again. Power to the people, right on.

  • “If fear of violence keeps you from confronting evil, evil will always win. It is only through confrontation that the truth comes out. There can be no excuse for inaction.”
    I wonder what “truth” he is talking about. I guess violence to prove a point is ok just so long as you’re on the right side.

    • Your own members challenged protesters to fight them. Seig hile with a smirk on their face

  • Would it be beneficial to start tracking these anti-White hooligans a little better?

  • LHathaway

    What if there were a million protesters, would that make them anymore right?

    • Michael_C_Scott

      A million protesters would have set up a filthy, reeking tent camp in the park.

  • Dennis Schedrivy

    Why would these fools remind anyone about Stalingrad? It was a battle of two white nations. Absolute majority of the Soviet Army consisted of Russians, Ukrainians and Belorussians. There certainly were members of other USSR republics, but their percentage as much smaller. At some point in this war, the state stopped conscripting people from many of non-Russian republics. Often due to their low moral and inability to fight properly.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Only two white nations? In addition to Germans, the Axis forces also included Italians, Romanians, Hungarians and Croatians, so add four more to your total. The Spanish ‘Azul’ division was engaged in the Leningrad vicinity from Aug 1942 to Oct 1943, and was thus not part of the Stalingrad battle.

    • David Ashton

      Some from non-Russian republics fought alongside the Germans.

  • blight14

    Punks, lets be honest, you did NOT ‘confront’ us by any means…..had you done that I’m rather certain you wouldn’t have liked the outcome….our collective restraint was admirable in my opinion…

  • whiny taylor

    Taylor needs to stop whining about the whiners and stop giving them so much attention that is what they want. It was a non event.

  • All people have the right to the civic organization of their personal choosing.Freedom of speech is a constitutional right guaranteed to all citizens

  • I have a nephew who is active with “habitat for humanity” and they were in south central Los Angeles to help a senior and plastered all over the telephone poles were advertisements for the “new black panther party “stating to kill white babies, since when is this not terrorist activity? It is my personal belief that there is a major covert war going on against white people all across America purportrated by these mongrels. When they cant find a white person to rob or kill they act on their own kind.I live in a state where people are robbed for the gold chains around their neck and the libtards who run the state are afraid of “open carry “because there might be a blood bath with citizens trying to fend off these random attacks.this covert action goes on 24/7 here

    • Southern Poverty Law Centre (go look it up you lazy ass) lists the Black Panthers and other similar nationalist groups as Hate Groups as they do with the Klan etc. So hold on to your peckerwood there Ervin. It’s gonna be ok.

  • arlington virginia

    There is absolutely no question that sometime in the future whether its 50 yrs, 500 yrs 5000 yrs or 50,000 yrs there will be time travel invented. Science fiction now but science reality tomorrow. It will happen. Decisions will be made at that time on how to change historical events and which events deserve to be examined for changing as unbelievable as that sounds..

    At that time the black race or whats left of it will be forced to make a decision and clearly they will fight not to have slavery erased as that will dismember their existence in the western white world. This is will be telltale and prove they are all nothing but a liars fakes frauds hypocrites

    We understand this is all over Jared Taylor’s very limited mental capacity being a missionary dumbass liberal Yale grad ( like dumbass Bush who got his masters at Harvard too so he is way ahead of Taylor ).

    Einstein has already proven that the time warp of objects in space causes a loss of or increase of time and fully believed once the speed of light is attained and surpassed that one day man would travel in time.

    Laugh all you want. They laughed at the Wright Brothers only 100 yrs ago. They laughed at internal combustion engines 100 yrs ago. Time travel is coming and with it comes the changing of the past and future just like Hollywood films as in Star Trek or the Time Tunnel etc. We are now speaking and watching each other on cell phones that look identical to what the Enterprise used in the series 40 yrs ago.

    Factually we do not have a clue whether history has already been changed a million times by time travel but clearly it has been and continues to be altered. Hell we dont even know how we got here other than some ancient jew book but clearly it talks about humans vanishing or being taken up or in chariots of fire space travel. Ezekial clearly describes seeing UFOs and extraterrestrials.

    What about the inter telepathic mental communication the ancients wrote about? How is this possible and how did they know about it even as primitive as they made it?

    What is being missed is that the ancient jews wrote in the their own primitive barbaric ancient mentality describing what they saw using only what they knew using names such as animals, insects, birds, fish, fire, chariots, stars, etc. Ancient jews thought “heaven” was in the clouds and “angels” had bird wings. Even remote tribes thought white men were “gods” and rode on “silver birds” etc and worshiped them. Jacobs “ladder” was steps to the mothership? The bright star in the sky birth was the mother ship?

    Even the ancients jews turned back the hands of time or went forward to describe future events in their own primitive mentality.

    Clearly earth and its millions of different life forms and atomic molecular structure was some advanced celestial creation the ancients didn’t understand. Star Wars movie in Hollywood is accurate as there are opposing forces in the universe.

    The future holds a quadrillion quadrillions of information the current human mind cannot conceive and is locked in some ancient mentality explanation frozen in time 2000 yrs ago.

    Time travel? This will happen within 50 yrs. All history will be changed including the erasing of slavery that will speed up the advancement process.

  • Ed Troyer

    The ‘protestors’? The usual ‘Stormfronters’.