Post Tagged with: "Ku Klux Klan"


KKK Assignment Asks Fifth Graders to Explain Justification of Racism

KKK Assignment Asks Fifth Graders to Explain Justification of Racism

“You are there … You are a member of the KKK. Why do you think your treatment of African Americans is justified?” the assignment asks.

High School Football Players Kicked Off Team for Wearing White Hoods, Burning Cross in Photo

High School Football Players Kicked Off Team for Wearing White Hoods, Burning Cross in Photo

“I was just mostly shocked and I wanted to ask them why they did it,” said Kylan Smallwood, the team’s quarterback and only Black varsity player.

Is the 'Ku Klux Klowns' Lynching Display an Effective Protest?

Is the ‘Ku Klux Klowns’ Lynching Display an Effective Protest?

An art collective created the display in “protest of white nationalist uprising in the United States.”

Charlottesville, U.N. Rights Experts Urge U.S. to ‘Unequivocally’ Condemn Racism

U.N. Rights Experts Urge U.S. to ‘Unequivocally’ Condemn Racism

“We are alarmed by the racist demonstrations, with overtly racist slogans, chants and salutes by white nationalists, neo-Nazis, and the Ku Klux Klan, promoting white supremacy and inciting racial discrimination and hatred,” said Anastasia Crickley, who chairs the U.N. panel.

Charlottesville, Corporate Leaders Must Take a Stand

Corporate Leaders Must Take a Stand

Charlottesville changes everything.

Social Media Users Question KKK Supporter’s Dreadlocks

KKK Supporter Called Out for Wearing Dreadlocks

A photo of a Klan supporter at a rally wearing a hairstyle culturally associated with Black people goes viral.

Klan Members Rally Against Removal of General Lee Statue in Virginia

Klan Members Rally Against Removal of General Lee Statue in Virginia

Hundreds of counter-protesters waved signs denouncing racism.

Breitbart and the Alt-Right’s Attempt to Go Mainstream

Breitbart and the Alt-Right’s Attempt to Go Mainstream

As racially divisive rhetoric and hate groups become more mainstream, “the platform for the alt-right” is trying to fit in, too — but advertisers are already running away.

Glendon Scott Crawford, N.Y. Klansman Gets 30 Years in Prison for Plot vs Muslims, Obama

N.Y. Klansman Gets 30 Years in Prison for Plot vs Muslims, Obama

The klansman and self-proclaimed white supremacist planned to use a "death ray" to kill Muslims and the president.

Crusader, Ku Klux Klan Newspaper, Declares Support for Trump

Ku Klux Klan Newspaper Declares Support for Trump

America was great because it "was founded as a White Christian Republic," according to an article published in The Crusader, a Ku Klux Klan newspaper.

Trump, Pence

Mike Pence Declines to Call Former KKK Leader David Duke ‘Deplorable’

The GOP vice presidential nominee says he doesn’t want to be uncivil.

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Trump Defends Roger Ailes’ Sexual Assault: He ‘Helped’ Women

"I'm sure it was friendly," Trump said of Ailes' alleged sexual assault of over 20 women. He also did not immediately rule out voting for former KKK grand wizard David Duke for Senate.

Sen. Mitch McConnell

Klan Support for Trump Too Much for GOP to Bear

Despite Donald Trump’s hateful rhetoric since launching his campaign, it was only after his tepid disavowing of white supremacy that the right had to draw the line — if only publicly.

Donald Trump

Trump Fears Alienating White Supremacist Voters

Initially refused to denounce KKK and disavow David Duke claiming not to know about either. Under pressure he later distanced himself in a tweet.

Georgia Lawmaker: KKK ‘not so much a racist thing’

State Rep. Tommy Benton compared people who want to get rid of Confederate symbols to members of ISIS and said the Civil War "was not fought over slavery."

KKK Costume ‘Kind of Funny,’ Says Mayor’s Husband

Mayor Theresa Sharp’s husband and friends, "four good ol' boys," spend Halloween in Lahoma dressed as Klansmen.

KKK Lethal Force Ferguson

KKK Will Use ‘Lethal Force’ Against Ferguson Protestors

Group warns protestors in a flier that its members will be on hand to “defend ourselves” against “threats of violence.” See the flier here.

David Borst, George Hunnewell

Fla. Police Officers Revealed as Members of KKK

The officers were identified as members of the white-supremacy group by its Grand Dragon in Florida—who has a curious connection to the officers.

Anti-Semite Racist Allegedly Kills 3 at Kansas Jewish Facilities

A former KKK grand dragon allegedly killed a local doctor, his 14-year-old grandson, and a woman at a pair of Jewish facilities – and at least two of his victims were Christian.