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KKK Plans Pro-Confederate Flag Rally In South Carolina

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 06.30.2015 | Black Voices

Members of the Ku Klux Klan have announced plans to rally next month in South Carolina in support of the Confederate flag. State officials confirme...

Flags of Treason, Hatred and White Supremacy

Harry Franqui-Rivera, Ph.D. | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics
Harry Franqui-Rivera, Ph.D.

The election of a Black president in 2008 triggered a backlash from white supremacists. The most rabid racists are easy to identify and counter, for t...

Some Republicans Compare Taking Down Confederate Symbols To ISIS Destroying Cultural Monuments

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.25.2015 | Politics

Republicans opposed to removing the Confederate flag and other Confederate symbols in the South are falsely equating it to ISIS demolishing cultural a...

Let's talk about race

Shawn Justin VanDiver | Posted 06.20.2015 | Politics
Shawn Justin VanDiver

In South Carolina, we expect our brothers and sisters of color to drive on roads named after Generals who fought to enslave their forefathers. We expect them to live in peace while a symbol of hatred flies at their statehouses. We expect that they stay at home while more and more of their children are being killed in the streets, schools and churches

William T. Sherman and Nathan Bedford Forrest: Civil War Criminals

John A. Tures | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

William T. Sherman in the field was a disaster. He allowed the Union army at Shiloh to be completely surprised by Johnston's attack, leading the Northern Army to come within an eyelash of being completely smashed, even as junior officers begged him to take precautions days earlier.

Religious Stereotyping Is Bullying

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.03.2015 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Fortunately, many good people of Phoenix -- Muslim and non-Muslim alike -- intervened against the stereotyping and the bullying perpetrated by Ritzheimer and his malevolent and misguided followers.

Whites Like Me

Michael Beyer | Posted 05.27.2015 | Chicago
Michael Beyer

I lived and studied with black people, I felt comfortable around them and felt they accepted me, but I never had a conversation about race that made me uncomfortable. That changed when I met Chala Holland.

Lilly Workneh

This Striking Image Shows A Different Side Of America's Racist History

HuffingtonPost.com | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.19.2015 | Black Voices

When photographer Tyler Shields captured the provocative photo of a naked black man hanging a white Klansman from a tree branch, he considered his wor...

David Lohr

The Racist Police E-Mails You Didn't Read

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.29.2015 | 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 06.06.2015 | 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 05.30.2015 | 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 05.12.2015 | 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 05.06.2015 | 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 ...