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The Lairds Came To America!

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Bil Hitchcock

249 years ago during a bitterly cold January and February, they were on two ships...Samuel Laird, 41, his wife, Margaret Gibson, 36, and their three s...

Georgia GOPer: Ending Confederate Holidays Is What ISIS Would Do

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

Georgia State Rep. Tommy Benton (R) thinks efforts to end state holidays celebrating the Confederacy are on par with terrorist acts committed by the ...

Hillary's Hypocrisy: Clinging to Obama After Her Racist Dog Whistles in 2008

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

I received an email today from a black elder asking me to reprint a column I wrote for an African American newspaper in April 2008 detailing the persistent racism in the Clinton campaign as it tried to derail Obama's historic run for the presidency. She wanted me to "remind the American people of how far the Clintons had stooped" a mere eight years ago.

50 Years Ago, This Man Was Murdered For Being a Voting Rights Activist

The Zinn Education Project | Posted 01.13.2016 | Black Voices
The Zinn Education Project

This week marks the 50th anniversary of Vernon Dahmer being killed by the Ku Klux Klan. On January 9, 1966, Vernon Dahmer announced on the radio that he would pay the poll tax for anyone who could not afford to register to vote.

Instead of Honoring Slaveholders, Slave Traders and Racists

Alan Singer | Posted 12.21.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

A campaign to honor the struggle to end slavery in the United States is an excellent social studies project to engage students as active citizens responding to racism and in shaping the future the United States.

Christmas, Jesus and American Terrorism

Nicolas B. Aziz | Posted 12.17.2015 | World
Nicolas B. Aziz

It is time for us to recognize the inaccuracies and faults within our history and human culture - whether it be in regards to Christmas, Jesus or terrorism - and use this identification as an impetus for improvement. Happy Holidays.

Citadel Suspends Cadets Who Wore Pillowcases Resembling KKK Hoods

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics

The Citadel military college in South Carolina has completed an initial investigation into the students who wore pillowcases resembling Ku Klux Klan h...

Is My Senator a Member of the KKK?

John A. Tures | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

I was shocked to learn that my U.S. Senator, Johnny Isakson, made the list. Could the legislator, one of the most respected members of the Senate and the state of Georgia, be a secret Klansman?

Mayor Says Husband Dressed In KKK Outfit As 'Halloween Prank,' But Nobody's Laughing

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

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Anonymous Vows To Unhood 1,000 Ku Klux Klan Members

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.28.2015 | Politics

As the first anniversary of the Ferguson protests approaches, a group identifying itself as the hactivist collective Anonymous has issued a threat to...

Afghanistan Should Treat Taliban, ISIS Like the KKK

Suleiman Wali | Posted 09.30.2015 | World
Suleiman Wali

Through repetition and evocative imagery, not unlike Kennedy's pivotal take-down of the Klan, the Afghan government can help to gradually curb the rise of backward thinking in all its evil forms, at least within its borders.

Be a Multiplier

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 09.03.2015 | Black Voices
Trudy Bourgeois

It doesn't matter where you are, your education level, or your job title, you are called to be a multiplier. Help others. Serve others. Encourage others. Reach out to those different from you. Have the hard conversations. Be. The. Change. Be a multiplier

Tea Party and Trump Supporters Can't Accept People Like Jorge Ramos and Barack Obama as Americans

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

We didn't constantly see signs expressing bigotry at Gore, Kerry, or Dean rallies. And that's the difference. When the tea party talks about taking their country back, it's about more than politics alone.

Hate-Group Watchdog: Trump Has 'White Nationalist Positions'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 08.26.2015 | Latino Voices

A national hate-group watchdog said on Wednesday that the real estate mogul Donald Trump has "white nationalist positions" on Latino immigrants, whet...

Alabama Cheerleading Coach Dismissed After Reporting Racist T-Shirt Worn By Parent

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.28.2015 | Sports

An Alabama cheerleading squad has lost two of its coaches after a pair of racist T-shirts appeared at an August practice.  Brian McCracken, the a...

North Carolina GOP Chair Ties Hillary Clinton To The KKK

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

The chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party linked Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to the Ku Klux Klan in multiple twee...

In South Carolina, a Ku Klux Klan in Decline

Stephen Calabria | Posted 07.22.2015 | Politics
Stephen Calabria

The Saturday rally planned by an affiliate of the Ku Klux Klan was meant to showcase the group's longevity despite cultural forces urging its demise. Instead, the rally only served to underscore its increasing irrelevance.

KKK Member Or A Picture Of An Ass? Take The Quiz!

The Huffington Post | Aaron Nemo | Posted 07.20.2015 | Comedy

The Ku Klux Klan reemerged this weekend at the South Carolina Capitol to protest the statehouse's removal of the Confederate flag. Many people saw the...

Viral Photo Shows Black Police Officer Helping White Supremacist At KKK Rally

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.20.2015 | Good News

At a Ku Klux Klan rally held at the South Carolina Statehouse on Saturday, there were many images of hate: men and women shouting slogans of bigo...

Ku Klux Klan Fliers Show Up In South Carolina Neighborhood

AP | Posted 07.15.2015 | Black Voices

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Residents in a predominantly black South Carolina neighborhood say fliers have been distributed claiming to be from th...

General Nathan Bedford Forrest Versus the Ku Klux Klan

John A. Tures | Posted 07.06.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Think that if he were alive today, General Nathan Bedford Forrest would embrace Dylann Roof, the alleged killer of nine blacks in a Charleston Church who hoped to start a race war? Think again.

KKK Posing as Victim of "Cultural Genocide"

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 07.02.2015 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

For literally decades, calls have gone out by civil and human rights advocates to remove of the battle flag of the Confederacy from public sites like state capitol grounds and other government buildings.

Biggest Threat on U.S. Soil: Domestic Right-Wing Extremists

Christian Piatt | Posted 06.24.2015 | Religion
Christian Piatt

There have, indeed, been a handful of executed or attempted terrorist acts carried out by Muslim extremists, in addition to the chilling World Trade Center attacks.

Scalia and Alito: Have You No Sense of Decency, Sirs?

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Bill Quigley

It is past time for family, friends, lawyers, legal associations and law schools to ask Alito and Scalia to halt and to answer the question "Have you no sense of decency, sirs?"

Point-by-Point Takedown of an Anti-Gay Infomercial

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

The anti-gay Family Research Council has a new video about how the gays are ruining everything, what with their pesky marrying and buying of cakes and, well, simply existing. And this video isn't just a video -- it's part of a crafty advertising campaign.