Tag Archives: Ku Klux Klan

Charlottesville: United Nations warns US over ‘alarming’ racism

A UN committee charged with tackling racism has issued an “early warning” over conditions in the US and urged the Trump administration to “unequivocally and unconditionally” reject discrimination. The warning specifically refers to events last week in Charlottesville, Virginia, where … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | KKK chapter to hold rally on SC Statehouse grounds

The Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan’s Pelham, North Carolina, chapter have reserved the Statehouse Grounds in South Carolina for a rally next month. James Spears, the Great Titan of the chapter, said the group would be rallying … Continue reading

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‘Four little girls’ of Birmingham remembered: Bill seeks to award ’63 church bombing victims

MSNBC It’s been nearly 50 years since four young girls were killed after members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb at their Sunday school in Birmingham, Ala., simply because of the color of their skin. But five decades … Continue reading

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Haley Barbour: Romancing Jim Crow

WASHINGTON — After facing intense criticism Monday over his comments about civil rights and the White Citizens Council, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) has released a follow-up statement condemning the segregationist group. When asked why my hometown in Mississippi did … Continue reading

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