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Glenn Miller: Now and Then

Frank Islam | Posted 04.17.2014 | Arts
Frank Islam

This Glenn Miller's actions have brought great sadness to our nation. His name, however, brings to mind another Glenn Miller. That Glenn Miller's actions have brought great joy to the nation from the 1930s until today.

Kansas City Shooting Suspect Hoped The Next Adolf Hitler Sat In A College Class

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.15.2014 | College

A Missouri State University professor said that he invited Frazier Glenn Miller, a former Ku Klux Klan leader, to speak to his class two years ago so ...

Former KKK Grand Wizard On Jewish Center Shooting Suspect: 'I Wanted Nothing To Do With Him'

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Former Ku Klux Klan member Frazier Glenn Miller -- also known a Frazier Glenn Cross -- is now in police custody for allegedly going on a shooting spre...

Morris Dees and the Kansas City Murders

Laurence Leamer | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

Dees needs his security, and we as Americans need groups like the SPLC that work with eternal vigilance to protect our liberties against racist thugs and white supremacist militants.

KKK Leader Disputes Hate Group Label: 'We're A Christian Organization'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

The leader of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan is tired of “a few rogue Klansmen” ruining the group’s reputation, and arg...

This Is What Ted Nugent And The KKK Have In Common

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

Several residents of Chesterfield County, Virginia have recently received fliers proclaiming members of the Ku Klux Klan are not "enemies of the color...

Viacom Did NOT Want Colbert To Air This

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.28.2014 | Comedy

It may not be on the same scale as Stephen Colbert lashing out against his corporate overlords over Daft Punk, but on Thursday's "Colbert Report," he ...

How Mississippi Burning Helped Get Justice for Slain Civil Rights Workers

Sir Alan Parker | Posted 02.27.2014 | Black Voices
Sir Alan Parker

Sometimes, a film can inspire others to seek and achieve justice 41 years later for those three, very young men who were murdered on that red-dirt road in Mississippi.

Mississippi Burning, Reconsidered

Chris Gerolmo | Posted 02.26.2014 | Black Voices
Chris Gerolmo

In however small a way, we might have influenced the history of a nation for the better right there. How many times do you get to do that in a screenwriting career?

Michael McLaughlin

The Biggest, Baddest Bigots Of 2013 | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 02.25.2014 | Crime

The radical right, which was was infused with vim and vigor by President Obama's election, experienced its "first significant decrease" in 2013 since ...

Mayor Parker's Wedding Completes An Amazing Arc of LGBT History

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 03.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Joe Cutbirth

That muffled cough and gravelly rumbling noise you heard last Wednesday had to be the sound of former-Houston Mayor Louie Welch rolling over in his grave.

Indiana GOP: While Banning Gay Relationships, Why Not Enact White Supremacy, Too?

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics
Clay Farris Naff

Indiana already has a law banning gay marriage, complete with criminal penalties for pastors who perform same-sex rites, but that's not good enough for state Republicans.

KKK Fliers: 'You Can Sleep Tonight Knowing The Klan Is Awake'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.27.2013 | Politics

Police in Tinley Park, a suburb of Chicago, are investigating fliers promoting actions of the Ku Klux Klan that were found in several driveways throug...

Black Musician Forms Amazing Relationship With Klansmen

LV Guardian Express | Posted 11.24.2013 | Black Voices

Daryl Davis is no ordinary musician. He’s played with President Clinton and tours the country playing “burnin’ boogie woogie piano” and sharin...

KKK Distributes Fliers In Predominantly Black Neighborhood

Posted 11.13.2013 | Black Voices

Residents of a predominantly black neighborhood in Florida say they were shocked when they woke up to find Ku Klux Klan fliers scattered across their ...

Mom Offers ABSURD Defense For Son's KKK Halloween Costume

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.04.2013 | Parents

A Virginia mother let her 7-year-old son wear a Ku Klux Klan costume this Halloween because, she insisted, it's a family tradition. Jessica Black ...

The "Old Grayson": He's Back

Mark I. Pinsky | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics
Mark I. Pinsky

Was it just a gentle, instructive chiding from a senior party leader to an obstreperous junior member? Or something more? Last week, Rep. Debbie Wass...

The Mason-Dixon "Red State" Child Poverty Line

Alan Singer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Alan Singer

As long as the Southern White anti-government, anti-tax, anti-child, anti-poor, and anti-Black faction controls the party, no one of good conscience should run as, vote for, or identify with the Republican Party.

Grayson Stands By Tea Party, KKK Comparison: 'If The Hood Fits, Wear It'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

In the face of criticism, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) is standing by his charge that the tea party is no more popular than the Ku Klux Klan, arguing th...

Dem Uses Cross-Burning Image In Email Comparing Tea Party To KKK

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) used an image of a burning cross in an email slamming the tea party, comparing groups involved in the movement to the Ku Kl...

'The Tea Party Is No More Popular Than The Klan'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) said he thinks it's time for the tea party -- and those "willing to cater to it" -- to get out of Washington. During an ...

KKK Recruitment Fliers Turn Up In Suburban Chicago

Posted 10.17.2013 | Chicago

Residents in southwest suburban Chicago were disturbed at the sight of several strange fliers in the area that appeared to be linked to a Ku Klux Klan...

KKK Seeks Alternative Venue For Rally Canceled By Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

Members of the Ku Klux Klan may seek an alternative venue for a rally canceled due to the federal government shutdown. A Maryland-based KK group h...

Petition Challenges School Named After KKK Leader

AP | Posted 11.26.2013 | Black Voices

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A petition to change the name of a mostly black Jacksonville, Fla., high school named after an early Ku Klux Klan leader ha...

Birmingham Church Bombing: The Memorial's Unreported Sidebar

David Tereshchuk | Posted 11.18.2013 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Out of an unbearable instance of humanity's capacity for inhumanity there grew a great energizing of common purpose among people of good will, wherever they might have come from.