When Racetraitor formed in Chicago in the mid-90s, their uncompromisingly antiracist politics weren’t always warmly received in the hardcore scene, but after their breakup in 1999 their influence continued to spread (especially once drummer Andy Hurley joined occasional Racetraitor bassist Pete Wentz in Fall Out Boy in 2003). More than a decade later, the burgeoning […]
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Mani Mostofi of Racetraitor on how Trump’s embrace of white nationalism helped bring the band back
Twenty years ago, Racetraitor copped to their own privileges to try to educate the hardcore scene about class, gender, and race—so now is a perfect time for them to reunite.