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A Government Takeover by the Ku Klux Klan

In the nineteen-twenties, a rebooted Ku Klux Klan brought white supremacy to the heart of American government. What lessons can this teach us?

Cheech Marin is cool with pot and America's 'middle,' but don't get him started on attorneys general

It’s raining across the Pacific Palisades and Cheech Marin is riffing on wine connoisseurs, gangsters, Kim Jong Un’s bottle-cap haircut, the Ku Klux Klan and the man he calls “Mr. Peanut,” better known as Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions, who has been an annoyance to the comedian’s happy, chilled quest...

The Museum That Keeps Now-Obscure Confederate Flags

Last month Memphis, Tennessee, removed its last Confederate monuments, among them a memorial to Nathan Bedford Forrest, the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. The city sold the land on which the statues stood to a nonprofit, which quickly transplanted them to a private location. Show More Summary

Rauner spokesman: 'Governor believes David Duke is a racist'

After fumbling the answer to a question about whether a former Ku Klux Klan leader is a racist, the campaign of Republican Bruce Rauner clarified the governor's opinion of David … Click to Continue »

Ku Klux Klan fliers — and the hatred they represent — can’t be ignored

On the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, Northern Virginia homeowners woke up to America’s festering racism on their driveways.

KKK flyers referencing Martin Luther King Jr. distributed in Virginia

Ku Klux Klan propaganda flyers denigrating Martin Luther King Jr. were distributed in northern Virginia days before the national holiday commemorating the civil rights activist. Read moreComments

Man convicted of 3 killing civil rights workers dies in jail

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced.

'Mississippi Burning' KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92

last weekNews : The Lookout

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday.

Edgar Ray Killen, Ku Klux Klan Leader Convicted Of Manslaughter, Dies In Prison At 92.

Edgar Ray Killen was serving three consecutive 20-year sentences for the killings of civil rights activists Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner. Killen died at 9:p.m. on Thursday in the hospital at Mississippi State Penitentiary. Show More Summary

Man convicted of 3 killing civil rights workers dies in jail

Mississippi's corrections department says Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 'Mississippi Burning' slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in … Click to Continue »

Edgar Ray Killen, the KKK leader convicted in the 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dies in prison

Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday. The one-time Klan leader was serving three consecutive 20-year terms...

‘Mississippi Burning’ KKK leader Edgar Ray Killen dies in prison

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Edgar Ray Killen, the preacher and Ku Klux Klan leader convicted and imprisoned more than 40 years after he plotted the 1964 slayings of three civil rights activists in the “Mississippi Burning” case, has died, correction officials said on Friday. Killen, who would have turned 93 on...

'Mississippi Burnings' Klan leader Killen dies in prison

Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 'Mississippi Burning' slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age … Click to Continue »

Former Republican White Supremacist Tries Running as Democrat for Montana State House Seat

The state party was disgusted by his announcement. A man known for trying to recruit LGBT and black people to the Ku Klux Klan to create a more “inclusive” hate group is running for Montana’s House of Representatives — as a Democrat....Show More Summary

White supremacist who tried to recruit minorities to the KKK runs for Montana House — as a Democrat

last weekNews : The Raw Story

A man known for trying to recruit LGBT and black people to the Ku Klux Klan to create a more “inclusive” hate group is running for Montana’s House of Representatives — as a Democrat. As the Helena Independent Record reported Thursday, Klansman John Abarr has filed as a Democrat in...

CNN panel gobsmacked by Wolff revelations about Trump insistence on praising KKK after Charlottesville

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A CNN panel was alternately amused and stunned into silence on Friday morning over a revelation in Michael Wolff’s bombshell book that President Donald Trump was desperate to say something nice about the Ku Klux Klan following the Charlottesville protests that left one one woman dead. CNN New...

KKK hands out fliers for Christmas

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Turns out the Ku Klux Klan doesn’t even take off for the holidays. The Klan, a Southern Poverty Law Center designated hate group, handed out plastic bags containing their fliers and peppermints to North Carolina residents on Christmas Eve....

Internet celebrates ‘vandals’ defacing ‘creepy’ statue of Confederate general and KKK founder Nathan Bedford Forrest

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

On Wednesday, some heroic vandals desecrated an already-ugly statue of Confederate general and suspected Ku Klux Klan co-founder Nathan Bedford Forrest with pink paint — and Twitter, naturally, is in an uproar of approval. PHOTOS: Nathan Bedford Forrest statue along I-65 in Nashville vandalized:...

Steven Howard; phony Marine, Imperial Wizard

Our buddy, Nate Thayer, sends us his work on Imperial Wizard of the now-defunct North Mississippi White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Steven Howard who claimed to be a former Marine and Iraq veteran for national media seeking to find racist veterans; “I lost a lot of good friends of mine fighting in Iraq […]

Statue of US Confederate general, a Ku Klux Klan leader, removed

last monthArts : Artdaily

The statue of a pro-slavery Confederate general who joined the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan following the Civil War was removed from a park under cover of darkness in Memphis, Tennessee. Local television stations broadcast footageShow More Summary

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