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Barrett, Richard, 1943-

Biography:

Richard Barrett was born on February 18, 1943 and was raised in East Orange, New Jersey. Barrett attended Rutgers University and served in Vietnam before relocating to the state of Mississippi in 1966 to begin working as an anti-civil rights and anti-integration organizer. In 1974 Barrett received a law degree from Memphis State University and has twice been unsuccessful in the state's gubernatorial race. He is the founder and leader of the Nationalist Movement, a white supremacy and anti-Communism organization headquartered in Learned, Mississippi.

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