The shameful history of white supremacy in America

Trump in the White House, the alt-right booming online, riots on the streets of Berkeley. Far-right thinking is more prominent than it has been for decades. But from farmyard lynchings to Nazi rallies at Madison Square Garden to a former KKK member on the Supreme Court, racism in the United States is as old as the country itself. To understand how we got to now, Timeline has surfaced some of the most extraordinary stories about racism in America, and those who fought against it.