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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ku Klux Klan’

KKK in Ferguson, Missouri? Pastor Says Yes

Is the KKK in Ferguson, Missouri? The pastor of Michael Brown, Sr.’s church believes that may be true. The church was one of several buildings burned to the ground following the rioting in Ferguson following the grand jury’s decision not to prosecute Darren Wilson, the cop who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. In fact, Pastor Carlton Lee told NBC News that …

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KKK in Ferguson? Anonymous Says Yes

With racial tensions high and parts of the city still smoldering, the last thing the Ferguson police department needs is another scandal. With many protesters and outside observers already mistrusting of Ferguson police, claims that the department has ties to racist organizations have spread all too easily. Last week Anonymous, that mysterious, decentralized, and infamous collection of online agitators, accused …

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Ku Klux Klan Garb Used To Protest Burqa In Australian Parliament

In protest of the repeal of an interim rule requiring people with facial coverings such as burqas to be seated separately from the public galleries, one Australian protester wore a Ku Klux Klan hood in Parliament. The protester was accompanied by a man wearing a motorcycle helmet and another man wearing a niqab, and all three men attempted to enter …

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Alabama Man Sentenced in KKK Murder-For-Hire Plot

An Alabama man was sentenced today in federal court on charges stemming from a murder-for-hire plot. The man, Allen Wayne Densen Morgan, was found guilty last fall for attempting to hire Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members to murder his neighbor. The 29-year-old Morgan has been sentenced to six years in prison. “Mr. Morgan detailed his calculated desire to end his …

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Former KKK Leader Faces Prison Time Over Cross Burning

The U.S. Department of Justice this week announced that Steven Dinkle has pleaded guilty to charges related to a 2009 cross burning in Ozark, Alabama. According to the DOJ, the 28-year-old Dinkle is the former Exalted Cyclops of the Ozark chapter of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). Dinkle and a fellow KKK member, Thomas Windell, participated in the cross burning …

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Alan Grayson Likens Tea Party to KKK

Yahoo News reports Democratic firebrand and Florida congressman Alan Grayson stirred up a Tea Party hornet’s nest when he told Al Sharpton on MSNBC that the Tea Party movement is really about as popular as famous white supremacist group the Ku Klux Klan. In the interview, Grayson describes how he believes ordinary Americans are angry and fed up with the …

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The Battle of Antietam: 151 Years Later

In a 12 hour period, from 5:30 AM to 5:30 PM, on September 17, 1862, America saw its bloodiest battle in its young history – a battle which continues to hold said record. On this day 151 years ago, approximately 113,000 men laid their lives on the line to fight for beliefs they believed were worth dying for. Pride was …

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Elwin Wilson Dies; Former KKK Member Was 76

Elwin Wilson, a former Ku Klux Klan member who later apologized for his racist actions, has died. According to an Associated Press report, Wilson died at a South Carolina hospital at the age of 76. Wilson’s wife, Judy, related that he had struggled with hearth and lung problems for years, and recently contracted the flu. It isn’t often that members …

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