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David Lohr

The Racist Police E-Mails You Didn't Read

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.09.2015 | Crime

The release of racist and offensive emails by city officials in Ferguson, Missouri, touched off a firestorm of criticism across the country this week,...

Cake Wars Getting Stickier

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.06.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

With all the political frenzy about both religious freedom and discrimination, the pundits always seem to come back to the same classic case: a baker contemplating whether to bake a cake for a gay wedding.

Florida Prison Workers Who Were In KKK Plotted To Kill Black Inmate, Officials Say

AP | Posted 04.02.2015 | Crime

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Two current and one former prison employee who all belonged to the Ku Klux Klan planned to kill a black inmate as he was rel...

GOP Racial Woes and 2016

Ryan Campbell | Posted 03.30.2015 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Within the GOP, there's been some ugly rhetoric on issues of race and authority, but that's quite frankly nothing new; what is new, however, is the magnitude of the problem they have been creating for themselves. What is this laundry list, and how will it be affected by the run to 2016?

Tyler Kingkade

UNC Students: Why Are We Still Honoring A KKK Leader In 2015?

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.01.2015 | College

Students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are renewing a push for the school to change the name of a building named after a 19th-cen...

Slain Civil Rights Activist To Receive Posthumous Degree

AP | Corey Williams | Posted 03.21.2015 | Black Voices

DETROIT (AP) -- For 24 years, a stone marker has stood along U.S. 80 in Alabama's Lowndes County, near the spot where Viola Gregg Liuzzo was fatally s...

WATCH: What Homophobic Politicians' Recent Rhetoric Has in Common With the Ku Klux Klan's

Matt Baume | Posted 03.12.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

Creating rules that hold people down is bigotry no matter how friendly you are about it.

Friday Talking Points -- Obamacare Fails to Kill Jobs, Once Again

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. is this week's Most Impressive Democrat of the Week award-winner, for doing a much better job arguing the case for President Obama's interpretation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act before the Supreme Court than he did the last time around.

Krispy Kreme Apologizes For 'KKK Wednesday' Promotion

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.18.2015 | Black Voices

Krispy Kreme UK has apologized for a promotion it referred to as "KKK Wednesday," after a store in Hull, England, promoted the event on social media, ...

'The Birth of a Nation': A Century Later

The Zinn Education Project | Posted 04.17.2015 | Politics
The Zinn Education Project

The first major box office hit charged a staggering $2 admission and reached 50 million people before sound films appeared in 1927. Its millions in profits built Hollywood. Beyond profits, it aimed to educate the public in the values of white supremacy.

Mississippi KKK Chapter Backs Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore In Anti-Gay Marriage Fight

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

Imperial Wizard Brent Waller of the United Dixie White Knights, a Mississippi branch of the Ku Klux Klan located near the border of Alabama, shared th...

Oklahoma Sen. Don Barrington Criticized After 'Hoodie Ban' Outrage

AP | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican state senator's proposal to make it illegal for people to conceal their identity in public is drawing criticism fr...

Former KKK Leader Threatens To Expose Other Politicians With White Supremacist Ties

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.02.2015 | Politics

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke issued a warning to Republicans who have criticized House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) for speaking to a ...

Jim Crow-Era Shooting Revisited In New Documentary

AP | Jason Dearen | Posted 01.01.2015 | Black Voices

LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) -- On a sticky hot Sunday in August 1952, a wealthy black woman named Ruby McCollum walked through the "colored entrance" of a doc...

KKK Group To Keep Fighting To Join Highway Cleanup Program

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia Ku Klux Klan group says it will move forward with its application for a highway cleanup program after a judge ruled the sta...

Into the Kuklos

Robert Slayton | Posted 02.07.2015 | Politics
Robert Slayton

American politics has seemed to hit an historic low spot. We are more polarized than at any time, with little interaction between persons of different parties, and few compromises required from elected officials.

Anonymous To Ferguson Police And KKK: ‘We Are The Law Now'

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 12.10.2014 | Black Voices

A video surfaced Thursday reportedly released by the hacker group Anonymous warning Ferguson, Missouri police officers and the Ku Klux Klan to remain ...

Dana Liebelson

Hacker Group Goes To War With The KKK Over Ferguson Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the hacker collective Anonymous are targeting the Ku Klux Klan after the designated hate group reportedly threatened proteste...

KKK To Ferguson Protesters: 'You Have Awakened A Sleeping Giant'

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.15.2014 | Black Voices

Members of a Missouri-based Ku Klux Klan chapter sent a chilling message in Ferguson claiming they will use “lethal force” to defend themselves fr...

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Posted 08.29.2014 | Training

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KKK Leader Calls KKK Fundraiser For Darren Wilson 'A Scam'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

A Missouri chapter of the Ku Klux Klan is working to raise money for Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Mich...

KKK Anti-Immigration Rally Drowned Out By Counterprotesters

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

A KKK anti-immigration protest in North Carolina was drowned out by several hundred counterprotesters, sending a message that the group's recent foray...

Friday Talking Points -- Past, Present and Future

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Forty years ago today, President Nixon addressed the nation to announce he would be resigning the next day -- the only time in US history this has happened. Today, President Obama announced the US will be dropping bombs on Iraq once again. That's a pretty heavy-duty amount of the past to contemplate, in one week.

The KKK Is Handing Out Candy To Try And Recruit New Members

AP | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

SENECA, S.C. (AP) — Some residents in northwestern South Carolina say they found bags of candy on their street containing a piece of paper asking th...

Biracial Woman Talks To KKK Members To Confront Racism Face-To-Face

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 05.30.2014 | Black Voices

Most people would be afraid to confront a member of the Ku Klux Klan to talk about racism, but one filmmaker has made it her mission to do just that. ...