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White nationalist leader Matthew Heimbach, a Towson alum, charged with domestic battery

White nationalist leader Matthew Heimbach, a Towson alum, charged with domestic battery

White nationalist Matthew Heimbach, an alumnus of Towson University, in 2016 made headlines for his organization's racial hostility and for shoving a protester at a Trump rally in 2016.

On Tuesday, it was his personal life that made the news after Heimbach was charged with assaulting his wife and his wife's stepfather, Matt Parrott, who is also the co-founder of Heimbach's Traditionalist Worker Party. The organization is described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a new white nationalist group masking itself in "traditionalism."

About 1 a.m. Tuesday morning, Parrott, 36, called police from a Walmart in Paoli, Indiana, according to a police report obtained by...

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