After leaving the American hate movement he helped build in the 1980s and 90s, Christian graduated from DePaul University and became a respected peace advocate. He won an Emmy Award in 2016 for his role in directing and producing an anti-hate advertising campaign that helped disengage youth from white supremacist groups. Most notably, in 2011 he co-founded Life After Hate, an NGO dedicated to helping others gain the knowledge necessary to disengage from violent extremism. In 2015, Christian published his memoir, Romantic Violence: Memoirs of an American Skinhead, where he details his involvement in the early American white power skinhead movement.
“Hatred is born of ignorance. Fear is its father, and isolation is its mother.”