Lawrence Dennis was, arguably, the brains behind American fascism. He attended the Nuremberg rallies, had a personal audience with Mussolini, and met Nazi leaders; throughout the 1930s he provided the intellectual ballast for America’s bourgeoning pro-fascist movement. But though his work was well known and well appreciated by the intelligentsia and political elites on both sides of the Atlantic, there was one crucial fact about him that has never emerged until now: he was black.
Dave Chapelle has given up drugs, vanished from the USA in the middle of taping for season 3 of his show, and turned up in South Africa. Apparently he suddenly decided he didn’t like the direction his show was taking, and couldn’t deal with the pressure of a $50 million contract. It’s also rumored that he has suddenly become more serious about Islam. Yes, he’s a Muslim.