Black supremacy groups such as the Five Percenters, Black Panther Party, and UHURU Movement have minimal membership and do not appear to be highly influential at this time. The largest, most dominant racial supremacy groups in Florida are the white supremacy groups.
Only about 25,000 Americans are hardcore ideological activists for the white supremacist movement, a tiny fraction of the white population. They are organized into approximately 300 different organizations. No two groups are exactly alike. They range from seemingly innocuous religious sects or tax protesters to openly militant, even violent, neo-Nazi skinheads and Ku Klux Klan Klaverns. The basic underpinnings of these organizations are rooted in religion, which is combined with a paramilitary, survivalists, or anarchists operational approach. Currently, Klan groups are on the decline while more Hitler-inspired groups, like the National Alliance and the Church of the Creator (Aryan Nations), are growing in numbers and influence. Swastikas and Uzis are replacing hoods and crosses.
In Florida, there is a very large representation of inmates with white supremacy or neo-Nazi beliefs.
Their members have strong feelings of white ethnicity. Their philosophies tend to be neo-Nazi and racist. Their hate orientation and racial rhetoric can cause seriously disruptive undercurrents in the prison population and community.
The major groups of interest are: