Richard Barrett Murdered, Arrest Made

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Mississippi authorities have made an arrest in the death of a white supremacist lawyer who was found stabbed earlier in the day in his burning home.

Rankin County Sheriff Ronnie Pennington said Richard Barrett's body was found early Thursday after residents reported seeing smoke coming from his house near a suburb of Jackson, Miss.

Pennington told The Associated Press an arrest was made later in the day, but he gave no further details.

The 67-year-old Barrett had traveled the U.S. to promote anti-black and anti-immigrant views. He founded a supremacist group called the Nationalist Movement.

Barrett attracted reporters to his 2008 rally in protest of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in the Louisiana town of Jena, where six black teenagers were charged with beating a white classmate.

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  • by Thomas Location: Marinette County on Jan 11, 2012 at 03:37 AM
    Richard Barrett never associated with the murderer, hired the murderer or befriended him in any way and there is not a shred of evidence to support this. Richard was simply assassinated by McGee, that's it. McGee murdered Richard and in a last minute attempt to avoid a Hate Crimes charge said Richard made advances to him, and it worked! -Even though he later recanted and pled guilty to the assassination. Richard Barrett was a hero and is a martyr in the nationalist community. He was a decorated Vietnam Vet, author, publisher, attorney and US Supreme Court winner. It comes as no surprise that the Jew-owned/Jew-ran media would use anti-white Jewish sources like the ADL & SPLC to level 100% slanderous allegations with no merit at all. The fact is that as General Counsel for The Nationalist Movement Barrett beat the SPLC in court years ago. Even in death Barrett proved himself right. He spent a lifetime warning us about the systematic violence of minorities (of all income levels) toward white folks and died himself from it. If your tired of policies that promote white folks being a minority in the nation they alone founded, visit: and join us. Thomas Reiter First Officer The Nationalist Movement
  • by Question? on Apr 27, 2010 at 08:44 PM
    Is it hate for me to feel like a black neighborhood is unsafe for my child? Is it hate for me not to want my child to go to a school that is 90% black? Is it hate for me to want to beat the ____ out of every black young person who makes it a point to walk down an isle at wal-mart and make everyone get out of their way and not say excuse me? Is it hate to be discusted by every young black man who has their ____ hanging out of their pants for my mother, wife, and child to see? I am no racist. I don't hate black people. But i do hate the things that have become the cultural norm for MOST of them. The sad thing is, some of the best men I know are Black men in their 60's and 70's! Respectable, hardworking, godfearing men. Whats worse is these are the men that Mr. Barrett grew up hating. Hate is what was in his heart but he didn't deserve death. How is he anymore desearving than any black person who has killed someone in a drive by or a white person who has killed a person in a bar fight?
  • by SHOCKED on Apr 27, 2010 at 03:48 PM
    I cant believe some of these comments... and please guys look up statistics...i am by no means racist but where alot of minoritys live their is more violence, drugs and gangs... the 10 top most unsafe places to leave there are 97% blacks...and the 10 top safest places 97% whites... google it...its the truth... now what can you do to make a change???? Think about it and act. It starts with one person....think about the difference Martin Luther King made...I think he would be ashamed at what this world is coming to.
  • by Thomas Location: Wisconsin on Apr 27, 2010 at 12:30 AM
    This was an assassination. Richard is a martyr. Even in his death Richard is proven right. He warned us about the systematically disproportionate violent crime rate toward White folks and ended up being a victim of it himself. He is not alone though as more Americans have died at the hands of violent minorities than in all the wars America has ever fought in, combined, a holocaust that continues on to this day. The ADL and Southern Poverty Law Center are the "self-proclaimed" authority over anti-White political-correctness. The Southern Poverty Law Center is still seeking revenge against Barrett after they lost to Barrett in court. Their influence negatively affects all White Americans by denying that White folks are even systematic victims of minority violence. Messages of sympathy are pouring in from all over, way too many to count. Barrett will be a symbol of minority violence, as a martyr in our struggle for freedom. Barrett was a pioneer, a Supreme Court winner, a nationalist icon, a decorated Vietnam Veteran and the Founder of The Nationalist Movement. Thomas E. Reiter Interim First Officer The Nationalist Movement
  • by imperial wizard Location: klan country on Apr 26, 2010 at 02:54 PM
    i dont like black people. PERIOD. they reek havoc on the white people.
  • by nobody Location: everywhere on Apr 23, 2010 at 03:29 PM
    Murder is wrong. PERIOD. If he were Black and killed by a white man, CNN, ABC, and every other news organization would be in here saying how Mississippi hasn't changed. Bottom line, it is wrong, and many of you are wrong, but you won't see it until it's too late.
  • by Mick Location: Northern Mississippi on Apr 23, 2010 at 01:24 PM
    I met Mr. Barrett at an University of Mississippi rally for some backwoods, ignorant cause. He was a bitter old man who had nothing left in his life except hate. I don't tolerate ignorance, and racism is a form ignorance. This will make him a martyr and his merry band of skinheads will use this as an excuse to hurt an innocence person. The FBI, ATF, et cetera, better be on full alert. In closing, karma is a cruel force.
  • by justin Location: phila on Apr 23, 2010 at 12:46 PM
    ok english teacher. ______ _____ i stayed in school, went to college. and make a whole lot then an english teacher. or even a doctor. at least i do not have to stand up in in front of a bunch of ________ every day, or work for the government. you must be a democrat. go ____ with your students.
  • by VJ Location: Oxford on Apr 23, 2010 at 12:28 PM
    People that are being ignorant and giving mean remarks would'nt be saying this if it were their close friend or family member that had been murdered by a convicted felon. Think before you speak people. He did not deserve to die regardless what his beliefs were. We are all human beings, and the last I noticed, law states you have the right to freedom of speach. If you don't want to hear it, DON'T FLIPPIN LISTEN OR READ THINGS!!!!!!!!
  • by M Location: Pennsyltucky on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:41 AM
    Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy.
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