Hate on Display™ Hate Symbols Database

This database provides an overview of many of the symbols most frequently used by a variety of white supremacist groups and movements, as well as some other types of hate groups. 
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ACAB

The acronym ACAB stands for "All Cops Are Bastards" and is a slogan of long standing in the skinhead subculture. Because non-racist skinheads may use this acronym as well as racist skinheads, it should be carefully judged in the context in which it appears.

FGRN

FGRN is a Ku Klux Klan acronym for "For God, Race and Nation," a common Klan slogan.

HFFH

HFFH is an acronym used by the Hammerskins, a large racist skinhead gang. It stands for "Hammerskins Forever, Forever Hammerskins," a format probably adopted from biker gangs.

HSN

HSN is an acronym used by the Hammerskins, a large racist skinhead gang. It stands for "Hammerskin Nation," which is a collective reference to the various regional Hammerskin gangs such as the Confederate Hammerskins, Northern Hammerskins, etc.

ITSUB

ITSUB is a Ku Klux Klan acronym for "In The Sacred Unfailing Being," a reference to God. It is one of many Klan acronyms created by the Second Ku Klux Klan that emerged in 1915.

KABARK

KABARK is a Ku Klux Klan acronym for "Konstantly Applied By All Regular Klansmen." Today it is essentially meaningless and only used as a "sign off" in on-line messages by Klan group members.

KLASP

KLASP is a Ku Klux Klan acronym for "Klannish Loyalty, A Sacred Principle."

LOTIE

LOTIE is a Ku Klux Klan abbreviation for a "Lady Of The Invisible Empire," i.e., a female Klan member.

OFOF

OFOF is an acronym for the slogan "One Front, One Family," utilized primarily by the white supremacist group Volksfront.

ORION

"Our Race Is Our Nation" or "ORION" is a racist slogan proclaiming that racial ties are paramount to all else, transcending national borders or boundaries.

RAHOWA

RAHOWA is an acronym for "Racial Holy War," a term created by the Creativity Movement, a white supremacist pseudo-religion, as a rallying cry for the white supremacist cause.

ROA

ROA is an acronym for the white supremacist slogan "Race Over All," popularized by the neo-Nazi/racist skinhead gang Volksfront.

SS Bolts

SS bolts are a common white supremacist symbol derived from the Nazi-era symbol for the Schutzstaffel (SS), whose members ranged from Gestapo agents to Waffen SS soldiers to concentration camp guards.

SWP

SWP is an acronym for the white supremacist slogan "Supreme White Power." It seems to have originated on the West Coast, probably in California's prison system.

USAS

The United Society of Aryan Skinheads (USA) is a white supremacist gang active in the prisons and on the streets. Although it originated in Oregon, it is essentially based in California. USAS members primarily use one or more of three symbols: the white power fist, the Valknot, and bindrunes.

WAR (Arkansas prison gang)

White Aryan Resistance (WAR) is the name of a large, Arkansas-based white supremacist prison gang, who borrowed the name from California white supremacist Tom Metzger. Their main symbol is an elaborate pyramid-shaped tattoo that contains symbols representing rank and other meanings.

WP

WP is an acronym for the common white supremacist chant "White Power." In some contexts, WP may refer to "White Pride" instead.

WPWW

WPWW is a common white supremacist acronym that stands for "White Pride World Wide." The phrase is used as part of the logo for Stormfront, the largest white supremacist website on the Internet, which accounts for its widespread use by white supremacists.

ZOG

ZOG is a white supremacist acronym for "Zionist Occupied Government," which reflects the common white supremacist belief that the U.S. government is controlled by Jews.

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All the symbols depicted here must be evaluated in the context in which they appear. Few symbols represent just one idea or are used exclusively by one group. For example, the Confederate Flag is a symbol that is frequently used by white supremacists but which also has been used by people and groups that are not racist. Similarly, other symbols in this database may be significant to people who are not extreme or racist. The descriptions here point our significant multiple means but may not be able to relay every possible meaning of a particular symbol.

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