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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Volksfront Flag

Volksfront was a hybrid racist skinhead gang/neo-Nazi group that started in the Pacific Northwest in the 1990s.

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.

White Aryan Resistance

White Aryan Resistance (WAR) was a loosely organized racist skinhead movement in the late 1980s and early 1990s centered around white supremacist Tom Metzger. Now the symbol is associated with Metzger himself or used as a general hate symbol.

White Knights

The White Knights are a Texas-based white supremacist prison gang (also active in Arizona in recent years). Their main symbol consists of a knight's helmet containing a skull. Behind the skull are two crossed swords, while the words "white" and "knight" appear on "rockers" above and below the skull.

White Lives Matter

“White Lives Matter” is both a white supremacist slogan adopted after the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement as well as a loose movement of white supremacists who hold events to popularize the phrase.

White Power (hand sign)

Some white supremacists, particularly in California, may use a two-handed handsign in which one hand forms the letter "W" and the other hand forms the letter "P," to represent WP or "White Power."

Wolfsangel

The Wolfsangel is an ancient runic symbols that was believed to be able to ward off wolves. Today, thanks to its appropriation by Nazi Germany, the Wolfsangel is one of the more popular white supremacist symbols.

Women for Aryan Unity

Women for Aryan Unity (WAU) is a longstanding white supremacist group for women. Its logo is a diamond featuring red and white stripes and stylized letters spelling “WAU.”

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.

You Will Not Replace Us

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.

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.

Zyklon B

Zyklon B was the name of the gas used to kill over a million victims, most of them Jews, in the death camps constructed by Nazi Germany during the Holocaust. Because of its association with killing Jews, Zyklon B has been adopted as a symbol by modern-day white supremacists, who often use it to make sick jokes about killing 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 out significant multiple meanings but may not be able to relay every possible meaning of a particular symbol.

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