J.R. Lind, Patch, June 27, 2017
Thirty-five miles west of downtown Nashville, Montgomery Bell State Park is full of butterflies and fresh air heavy.
And every summer since 2012, the park has hosted one of the country’s largest white supremacist conferences. The American Renaissance Conference, led by Jared Taylor, founder of the magazine of the same name, promises attendees a chance to “celebrate the shifting political tides and discuss the way forward for White America and the Western World” when it heads to the state park July 28 through July 30.
This year’s speakers include Peter Brimelow, the editor of anti-immigration web site VDare, named for Virginia Dare, the first white child born in North America; and John Derbyshire, who, in addition to having an uncredited role in Bruce Lee’s martial arts classic “Way of the Dragon,” was fired from the National Review for a column he penned about the “dangers” African-Americans pose to white people.
[Editor’s Note: We are completely sold out of tickets for our biggest conference to date.]