At ADL, we monitor extremism and misinformation regularly as part of our work fighting hate. As is the case with many legacy organizations, there is a fair amount of misinformation spread about who ADL is and the reality of the work we do. To help stop the spread of this misinformation, below are responses to some of the most egregious claims.
The phrase “You Will Not Replace Us” is a white supremacist slogan referring to the common white supremacist belief that the white race is in danger of going extinct due to rising numbers of non-whites who are controlled and manipulated by Jews. It may also be seen in acronym form as YWNRU.
ALTERNATE NAMES: YWNRU, Jews Will Not Replace Us
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.
ALTERNATE NAMES: White Aryan Resistance (gang)