As police look into an act of hate and vandalism in which the N-word was spray-painted on his front gate, Lebron James reflected on the incident. “Just shows that racism will always be a part of the world, part of America. Hate in America, especially for African-Americans, is living every day. It is hidden most days. It is alive every single day … No matter how much money you have, how famous you are, how much people admire you, being black in America is tough.”

+ WaPo: Our ugly racism’s newest artifact: The noose left at the African American Museum.

+ “This I swear to Odin, Kali, Bastet and all other Pagan Gods and Goddesses in my Aryan Theosophical Nucleus. This is my duty as a Viking and Patriot.” From Reveal: Portland attacker pledged to slay Trump, Clinton in name of Nordic god. Reveal covered the rise of this religious ideology just last week: An ancient Nordic religion is inspiring white supremacist terror.