Remember we told you  last week about the White Lives Matter protest of the NAACP in Texas? There's no easy way to tell you this. Brace yourselves

"White Lives Matter" is now classified as a hate group.

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The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) will list the organization on an updated Hate Map in February

"I can't speak to how many chapters will be listed, but it's clear that the leadership of the group, the ends of the group -- it's just a flat-out white supremacist group," said Heidi Beirich, director of the SPLC Intelligence Report, in an interview with the Houston Chronicle

Now, white supremacists worldwide would, of course, argue the contrary. Since its early roots, opponents of Black Lives Matter have long considered it a hate group

"The Confederate flag throws me off," resident Quintina Richardson said during the White Lives Matter protest. "You're saying Black Lives Matter is a racist organization but when you're throwing the Confederate flag up and saying White Lives Matter, are you saying you're racist?" According to SPLC, 892 hate groups are actively operating in the U.S. BLM is not one of them

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The SPLC lists the Ku Klux Klan as America's oldest hate group. Maybe WLM and the KKK have a 2-for-1 special on membership costs

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