Today we remember Dan Shersty and Spit Newborn, murdered by neo-Nazis on July 4th in 1998 for their integral role in founding Las Vegas Anti-Racist Action. They may be gone, but they are not forgotten. We continue this work in their legacy.
n July 4th, 1998, Dan Shersty and Spit Newborn were gunned down by neo-Nazis on the outskirts of Las Vegas. The pair were founding members of the local Anti-Racist Action Chapter and dedicated their lives to fighting white supremacy. They were lured into the desert and murdered by six known white supremacists- of the six, only three, Ross Hack, Leland Jones, and John “Polar Bear” Butler served prison time.