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Americans love redemption stories. The Old Testament tale of Exodus  the slaves' flight from Egypt and their salvation in the desert  may be the most epic of all such sagas, and the Puritans aboard the Mayflower thought of their flight from King James as an scarves online exodus of the chosen people fleeing their pharaoh. Ben Franklin's best-selling "Autobiography" mythologized his rags-to-riches rise from indentured servant to inventor and statesman, and in so doing he further stitched the redemption narrative into the nation's moral fabric. Since then, activists, politicians and businessmen have all borrowed the story line to lend legitimacy to their ambitions, but few have done so more powerfully than civil rights target scarves leaders: Martin Luther King Jr. insisted that Christians who had succumbed to bigotry could repent only by righting racial wrongs; Malcolm X recounted his transformation from hustler and felon to militant activist and Muslim, and in so doing, he invited a nation of sinners to follow him down the same spiritual path. In America, the resurrected wretch ("I once was lost but now am found") has more authority than the pious innocent  to have fallen and been redeemed is an act of self-invention and moral fortitude that mirrors the Pilgrims' own impossible journey.

Today, in the upside-down world that is Trump's America, where anything seems possible and nothing is off limits, we're seeing the emergence of a new type of redemption story: that of the white supremacist turned antiracist crusader. big w scarves In defiance of antifa radicals who support "punching Nazis" to shut them up, and free-speech absolutists who think it's enough to ignore them and hope they'll go away, "formers," as many ex-white supremacists call themselves, teach us from their own experiences about the complicated roles empathy and exclusion play in conversion; about the addictive nature of hate; about how encounters with "others" can be transformative. "There will be people who will say,  Once a Nazi, always a Nazi,' and that you can't change who you are," the former extremist Christian Picciolini says on a recent MSNBC special, "Breaking Hate," in which he coaches white supremacists trying to leave hate groups. "But I know change is possible."

But when, after months of these dinners, Derek failed to transform from a white nationalist caterpillar into a progressive butterfly  at one point he even organized a high-profile conference of white nationalist leaders  his friends confronted a strategic and moral conflict that mirrors the plight of many Americans today when deciding how best to deal with racists. As Moshe, a friend, whose grandfather survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, wondered: "What if all he had done by befriending Derek was to enable him, to provide him with cover from the social-justice activists on campus so that he could continue to promote a racist ideology while living a comfortable college life? What incentive did Derek have to change?"

When Derek later confronts his dad with this same question, at least Don is honest about the implications of what he'd been advocating all along: Immigrants, Jews and blacks could "be forced to leave," he replies, to Derek's horror. "This country is on the verge of a reckoning." Derek's na?veté, on the other hand, is exasperating, and by the time ladies scarves he finally tells Allison, in his senior year, "I'm done. I don't believe in it, and I'm not going to be involved," it's a bit anticlimactic.By the time Trump became the Republican nominee for president, Derek had changed his name to Roland Derek Black, quit the movement, been disowned by some members of his family and enrolled in a Ph.D. program in medieval history at the University of Chicago. He wanted to hide  he was disgusted with himself  but Allison, ever his moral compass, insisted that he owed a debt to the country he helped divide.
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