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Ku Klux Klan

  1. vision 2020
    Democrats Should Attack Trump’s Racism, but That Won’t Be Enough to Beat HimThe campaign to defeat David Duke in 1991 showed the power of confronting racism, but Trump has greater political assets than the Louisiana Klansman.
  2. john singleton
    Why America Needs More Movies Like John Singleton’s RosewoodThe director’s 1997 film is one of the few to explore black experiences with racist terrorism between the Civil War and the civil-rights movement.
  3. 2018 midterms
    Dixieland’s Favorite Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Sported Confederate Garb in 2014The GOP senator who keeps saying racially offensive things saw nothing wrong with donning Confederate garb at Jefferson Davis’s home.
  4. Yes, Gone With the Wind Is Another Neo-Confederate MonumentWhile Gone With the Wind is not a chiseled monument in a public place, it contributed to the mythology supporting Jim Crow just as powerfully.
  5. Trump’s Anti-Anti-Racism Appeals to His Base’s White Racial GrievanceTrump’s core supporters seem fine with his inflammatory remarks on the Charlottesville violence because of a strong belief in white victimization.
  6. Trump Joins the Neo-ConfederatesBy professing neutrality between those who support and oppose racial equality, Trump is joining the generations of pols who whitewashed Jim Crow.
  7. The Trailer for Dinesh D’Souza’s New Anti-Hillary Documentary Will Get You WokeHave you ever wondered what the world looks like to a Fox News addict on five tabs of acid?
  8. Trump’s New Excuse for Not Condemning the KKK“I don’t like to disavow groups if I don’t know who they are. I mean, you could have the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies in ‘groups.’”
  9. Donald Trump Says a Bad Earpiece Prevented Him From Condemning the KKKJust because Trump repeated David Duke’s name several times during the interview doesn’t mean he heard it.
  10. hate groups
    Ku Klux Klan Rally Attacked by Protesters in CaliforniaFive people were injured, including one critically, when dozens of protesters confronted a small Klan rally in Anaheim on Saturday.
  11. scary things
    KKK Threatens Lives of Ferguson Protesters“You have awakened a sleeping giant.”
  12. Ku Klux Klan Now Recruiting With Subpar CandySmarties and peppermints for everyone, unless you’re not white.
  13. crimes and misdemeanors
    KKK Leader Caught With a Black Male ProstituteThe alleged Kansas shooter has an excuse, just in case you thought he couldn’t get any worse!
  14. internet-stained wretches
    CNN Wonders If the KKK Can Improve Its Marketing StrategyOtherwise known as a “rebrand.”
  15. crimes and misdemeanors
    Kansas Shooter Frazier Glenn Miller’s Long Trail of HateThe alleged gunman was a very public white supremacist and anti-Semite.
  16. people who get more annoying every time you hear from them
    Congressman Alan Grayson Suggests a Burning Cross for Tea Party LogoThat’s going to go over well. 
  17. school daze
    Oberlin KKK Sighting Might’ve Just Been a BlanketThe college campus is understandably a little jumpy lately.
  18. school daze
    Oberlin Cancels Classes Amid Hate-Speech EpidemicClasses were canceled today after someone was spotted in a KKK outfit.
  19. the post-racial world
    Ku Klux Klan Accuses Georgia of Playing the ‘Race Card’Too … much … irony. Can’t … breathe.
  20. other states’ embarrassments
    The KKK Just Can’t WinAll it wants to do is clean up some highway. 
  21. cable news news
    MSNBC Apologizes for Reporting Romney’s Use of Ku Klux Klan PhraseThe controversial phrase is “Keep America American.”
  22. early and awkward
    David Gregory Did Not Mean to Imply That the GOP Is Basically the KKKThe GOP doesn’t have “grand wizard,” nor should it!
  23. haley barbour
    Now Haley Barbour Says He’ll Veto Plan to Honor KKK LeaderHow nice of him.