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Senior VA Official Removes KKK Grand Wizard Portrait After Washington Post Inquiry
David J. Thomas Sr. took down the portrait after the Post learned that his colleagues launched a petition for its removal.
Taraji P. Henson Takes On The Ku Klux Klan In 'The Best Of Enemies' Trailer
Henson and Sam Rockwell go head to head in the film, which tells a story of desegregating North Carolina schools in the early 1970s.
Exclusive: Georgia Cop Suspended After Liking Racist KKK Facebook Posts
East Ellijay Police Department Officer Tommy Long was friends with two KKK members on Facebook and repeatedly liked their racist, KKK-related posts.
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'BlacKkKlansman' Gives Law Enforcement More Credit Than It Deserves
The light-hearted portrayal of the police in the film is dangerous messaging at a time like this.
KKK Leader Sentenced To 4 Years For Firing Gun At Charlottesville Rally
Video captured Maryland KKK leader Richard W. Preston shooting at the feet of a black protester.
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Spike Lee Hopes 'BlacKkKlansman' Will Help Make 'Agent Orange' A 1-Term President
The director, who refuses to refer to Donald Trump by his name, said "we just have to be smarter on who we vote."
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Topher Grace Really Hated Preparing To Play David Duke In Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman'
“It was just the worst month of my life.”
KKK Leader Found Guilty Of Firing Gun At Charlottesville Rally
Video captured him shooting at the feet of a black counterprotester.
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Teacher Who Hosted White Nationalist Podcast Submits Resignation
The school board will vote on accepting Dayanna Volitich's resignation next week.
Discovering The Horror Of Klan Day At The State Fair Of Texas
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The hood’s beady eye-holes naturally pulled me in. I’d never experienced this kind of confrontation before.
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Charlottesville Police Chief Resigns After Report Slams Response To White Supremacists
Chief Al Thomas’ department had been lambasted over its “disastrous” response to a deadly rally in August.
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Our Search For A Secret White Supremacist Meeting In A Tennessee Forest
Neo-Nazis are holding a conference this weekend, and we think we found out where.
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5th-Grade Teacher Who Asked Students To Justify KKK Gets Suspended
The assignment asked students: "You are a member of the KKK. Why do you think your treatment of African Americans is justified?"
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Remembering Our KKK Past
Associate Professor of History, University of Chicago
A dark moment in American history offers lessons for the present.
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How We Can Organize The South To Save The Country
Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson
Executive Director of the Highlander Research & Education Center
I find inspiration in the beauty of this land and in the resistance of Southern people.
The Twisted Theology of White Supremacy: ‘We Light the Cross’
Author and Activist
The hate group uses bad theology to camouflage racism and hatred.
Police Chief Resigns After TV Report Links Him To Neo-Nazi Websites
The ex-Oklahoma chief claims vindictive skinheads highjacked his name.
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Virginia Catholic Priest Opens Up About His Past In The Ku Klux Klan
Father William Aitcheson called it a "bleak period" in his life.
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Charlottesville Was The Most Traumatic Event Of My Young Life, But It Won't Stop Me
Head of the Youth Coalition for Black Lives Matter of Greater NY
I’ve been an activist since I was 13 years old, I’ve been to numerous protests but NOTHING was ever this bad!
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Artist Jon Berkeley Explains His Stunning, KKK-Tinged Economist Cover
"The supply of weapons-grade lunacy in every corner of the globe seems to have ramped up."
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