One fine May morning in 1924, the Ku Klux Klan gathered for a rally in South Band, Indiana. They had high hopes of engaging a crowd with their fiery speeches. After all, they were in friendly territory. Fresh off a controversial leadership...Show More Summary
The white supremacists in Charlottesville invoked the classic imagery of racist terror—from the Nazis to the Ku Klux Klan.
Pop quiz time. 1. At an election rally, Ku Klux Klan member J. F. Bryant is joined onstage by a confident young lawyer, who rails against those who speak other languages. Who was the young lawyer? 2. A politician travels abroad to meet a murderous, anti-Semitic fascist boss. The politician rhapsodizes about the fascist leader, […]
Donald Trump is seems intent on destroying his already beleaguered presidency with ill-judged comments about there being some 'fine people' among the Ku Klux Klan, Neo Nazis and white supremacists who marched in Charlottesville the other day. Show More Summary
In May 1924, hundreds of Klansmen decided on South Bend, Indiana expecting to hold a rally. What they got was a roving gang of college kids who beat them into pulp.
Steve Bannon was forced out of the White House after he labelled members of the white supremacist movement "clowns". Mr Bannon downplayed the danger posed by Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazi sympathisers and revealed his ambition to dominate...Show More Summary
A so-called “free speech” rally in Boston on Saturday is expected to draw some of the same white supremacist groups that participated in the violent events of Charlottesville last weekend. The national director of the Ku Klux Klan said that he expected members would attend. A large group of counter-protesters is also expected. The rally […]
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s ties to late Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, who admitted to creating a Ku Klux Klan chapter before entering public service, resurfaced Friday as Republican President Donald Trump deals with the fallout from his comments and stances...
North Carolina officials said Friday morning they were expecting the Ku Klux Klan to hold a rally outside the Old Durham County Courthouse. Last weekend, protesters toppled a bronze figure of a Confederate soldier that stood outside the courthouse. Local news outlet WRAL is live outside the old...
The Durham County Sheriff’s Office is preparing for a possible march by white supremacist groups such as the Ku Klux Klan marching in Durham on Friday. “The Sheriff’s Office is … Click to Continue »
What was that about Antifa being the aggressors? Right, shut the hell up: The Durham County Sheriff’s Office is preparing for a possible march by white supremacist groups such as the Ku Klux Klan marching in Durham today. “The Sheriff’s...Show More Summary
FIRST AMENDMENT ICON BURT NEUBORNE: From cross burning to funeral protests, hate speech enjoys broad protection. The First Amendment, the justices have said, protected a Ku Klux Klan member decrying Jews and blacks in Ohio in 1969. It protected neo-Nazis seeking to march through heavily Jewish Skokie, Ill., in 1977. It protected a U.S. flag […]
An Afro-Latina journalist conducting an interview with a member of the Ku Klux Klan has said he threatened her so violently that she was concerned for her safety. Ilia Calderón, a Univision journalist with both African and Colombian heritage, agreed to visit KKK leader Chris Barker on his wooded North Carolina property. Show More Summary
Former top Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke praised President Donald Trump on Tuesday for his latest remarks regarding the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend, which was organized ostensibly as a protest of the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Show More Summary
Campaign Action The day after Donald Trump provided safe harbor to white supremacists, neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan and the defeated Confederacy, Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III visited Florida to continue his ongoing...Show More Summary
Univision reports: “We killed 6 million Jews, 11 million (undocumented immigrants) is nothing,” a KKK leader tells Univision News. Those were the words of Christopher Barker, a leader of the Ku Klux Klan’s ‘Loyal White Knights’ during an interview with Univision’s late night news anchor, Ilia Calderon, for the show Aquí y Ahora. Show More Summary
It's not enough that Donald Trump be officially censured for saying neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan do not deserve full blame for a deadly white supremacist rally. Now Democrats … Click to Continue »
Charles Bethea interviews a member of the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan about how Donald Trump and events in Charlottesville mesh with the group’s ideals.
The Economist made a bold statement on the front cover of its latest issue, featuring an illustration of President Donald Trump shouting through a megaphone shaped like the notorious white hoods worn by Ku Klux Klan members. The cover...Show More Summary
At a stunning press conference Tuesday, President Donald Trump essentially took back his delayed, tepid denunciation of neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members and other white nationalists who incited Saturday’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.