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Chicago: White Nationalist Hate Groups to Meet on January 31 to Recruit Members

On Sunday, January 31, 2010, the Chicago chapter of the “white nationalist hate group” American Renaissance is scheduled to meet with another “white nationalist hate group” in the Chicago suburb of Hillside, Illinois.

The “white nationalist” group American Renaissance is on the list of “hate groups” by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), and is described as “white supremacist” by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). It has been tracked by law enforcement agencies.

The national “white nationalist” American Renaissance group’s conferences draw Holocaust Deniers, leaders of the Neo-Nazi Stormfront organization, and other white supremacists. American Renaissance is planning to hold a conference at an undisclosed location in the Washington DC area on February 19 through 21, 2010; the location of its planned DC area conference is being kept a secret by the organization, as the last two hotels that it was scheduled to appear at, the Dulles Westin canceled their event and the Dulles Marriott canceled their event, after learning of what the American Renaissance / New Century Foundation group was.

For its national conference, the American Renaissance is planning to have a featured speaker that has called the Holocaust as the “Holohoax.” The Neo-Nazi Stormfront organization planning to attend this years national American Renaissance conference has had recent postings on its web site by members praising the terrorist actions by James Von Brunn who attacked the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in June 2009, and killed security guard Stephen Tyrone Johns.

This same American Renaissance (AR) group has sought to create local chapters around the country, including in the Chicago area, an idea promoted by AR supporter and Chicago attorney “K. Reilly Smith.” Based on meetings from the national conference, Smith is promoting the success of the Chicago American Renaissance group as an example for other “white nationalists” to create their own local groups.

This Chicago chapter of the American Renaissance (AR) is planning to meet on Sunday, January 31, 2010 at 2 PM at a Hillside, Illinois restaurant, with another group, the Council of Conservative Citizens (CofCC).

The ADL reports that the ideology of the Council of Conservative Citizens (CofCC) is “White supremacy, white separatism” that has been “established by former activists in the segregationist White Citizens’ Councils.” The ADL reports that the Council of Conservative Citizens (CofCC) has been linked to former KKK leader David Duke and “white nationalist” Jared Taylor.

Along with the Chicago chapter of the “American Renaissance,” the Chicago CofCC is also on the list of “white nationalist hate groups” by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).

Responsible for Equality And Liberty (R.E.A.L.) urges those who support equality, liberty, and human dignity, to contact the establishment that is hosting the Chicago suburban American Renaissance event in Hillside, Illinois, and let them know the white supremacist hate that is represented by this group.

The “Chicagoland American Renaissance” is holding its “white nationalist” group meeting on Sunday, January 31, 2010 at 2 PM Central Time at:

“The Epicurean” Hungarian Restaurant
4431 W. Roosevelt Road, Hillside, IL 60162
Telephone: 708-449-1000 or Toll free: 866-223-4693  Fax: 708-449-0907
Web site:

The group is meeting as the “AR group” at the “The Epicurean” Hungarian Restaurant in Hillside, IL.

On Friday, January 29, R.E.A.L. contacted restaurant manager Lina Bozse and The Epicurean by fax, email, and telephone.  We invited The Epicurean to provide their comment and position to include in this posting by Saturday, January 30.  We have not heard back from The Epicurean, and if we do, we will update this posting.

Aside from being a restaurant, The Epicurean also has two meeting rooms that it rents out.  On January 29, Lina Bozse indicated to R.E.A.L. that neither of these rooms were rented to “American Renaissance,” the “AR Group,” or any of the names it typically uses.  This would suggest that there is either going to be a small turnout for this Chicago American Renaissance event or they will rent their rooms at the last moment.

We urge the public and the press to protest those who believe that spreading white supremacist hate is the answer to our nation’s problems, and to ask those that do support the Chicago “white nationalist hate groups” to drop the burden of hate from their hearts.

Choose love, not hate.   Love Wins.