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The Ku Klux Klan
(Updated on 25/02/2013)
- How the Klan Got Its Hood - Article + Photos - 8 January 2016
"Members of the Ku Klux Klan did not wear their distinctive white uniform until Hollywood—and a mail-order catalog—intervened."
- Ku Klux Klan group gets Gettysburg battlefield permit - 27 September 2013
"A Maryland Ku Klux Klan group has been granted a permit to hold a rally at a renowned Civil War battlefield, US authorities have said...
Park officials said US freedom of speech rules required them to make the site available to the group...
Richard Preston, leader of the Confederate White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, was quoted by a local newspaper as saying his group was a "white separatist" organisation dedicated to throwing US President Barack Obama, who is black, out of office and to advocating stricter immigration laws. "
- Black Peoples of America - The Ku Klux Klan - A text with pictures
- KKK held public cross ceremony in Warrenville tonight in South Carolina - UPDATED
"The group had earlier protested in front of Augusta State University...
Duwayne Johnson, initiated as the Imperial Wizard of the All American Invisible Knights, said while other Klans represent racism and white supremacy, his Invisible Knights are a new era of Klansmen who stand for heritage. His group is concerned with the Constitutional integrity of the national health care reform and promoting political ideals like keeping illegal immigrants from taking U.S. jobs, he said.
Johnson said there are at least 13 other Klan groups in the South...
His Invisible Knights, which has 922 members across nine states, has "a new era of thinking"."
Keeping cold cases burning - A text + a VIDEO
The man who won't let civil rights-era cases go cold.
"Newspaper reporter Jerry Mitchell does not give up easily.
He was working the courtroom beat in the southern city of Jackson, Mississippi when he first saw the film 'Mississippi Burning'.
It changed his life. The movie was loosely based on the murder of three civil rights workers in the summer of 1964...
They died at the hands of the Ku Klux Klan."
- Ku Klux Klan
2 The first Klan
2.3 Klan salute
2.4 Decline and suppression
3 The second Klan
3.3 Political influence
4 Later Ku Klux Klans
4.1 Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
5 The Ku Klux Klan today
6 Ku Klux Klan vocabulary
7 The Ku Klux Klan in popular culture
8 See also
11 External links
Nathan Bedford Forrest,
later, first Grand Wizard of the first Klan
- Ku Klux Klan
: photos, historique, vidéos
, littérature, chansons...
(Site Langues de l'Académie de Dijon)
- KKK the story of the Ku Klux Klan : activities based on a watchmojo video.
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES :
INTERACTIVE GAMES :
- This cartoon by the famous Thomas Nast
"was published in Harper's Weekly in 1874. It shows how white supremacist groups like the Ku Klux Klan worked to keep freed slaves in politically and economically deprived conditions. Look at the inscriptions at the top of the cartoon.
It says "The Union As It Was" and "This Is A White Man's Government." The KKK wanted to keep Blacks out of government and prevent them from voting."