US soldiers watch an armoured vehicle flying an American flag during a joint military exercise with allied forces in Syria earlier this month. Photo: AFP
US soldiers watch an armoured vehicle flying an American flag during a joint military exercise with allied forces in Syria earlier this month. Photo: AFP

US military still rife with racism despite trying to purge white supremacists, extremists for decades: investigation

  • Black and Hispanic service members are disproportionately investigated and court-martialed and hate crimes go largely unrecorded due to a lack of categorisation
  • There is also still no outright ban on service members joining extremist organisations such as the Ku Klux Klan, the Associated Press investigation found

Topic |   United States
US soldiers watch an armoured vehicle flying an American flag during a joint military exercise with allied forces in Syria earlier this month. Photo: AFP
US soldiers watch an armoured vehicle flying an American flag during a joint military exercise with allied forces in Syria earlier this month. Photo: AFP
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