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We Are Still Asking: Who Is Burning Black Churches?

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By Jenn M. Jackson 10:06 am July 6, 2015 In the days following the June 17th massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, at least six predominantly and historically Black churches were set ablaze. It has only been a few days since the last Black church in the South was burned. Sadly, the brief […]

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KKK leaflets found on front lawns of residents for second time

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:31 pm December 11, 2014 For the second time in two months, Randolph County residents found Ku Klux Klan leaflets on their driveways.

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Report: KKK threatens Ferguson protesters with lethal force

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:11 am November 17, 2014 Members of a Missouri-based chapter of the Ku Klux Klan have been distributing fliers in the St. Louis metro area promising to use “lethal force” against protesters in Ferguson who they say have threatened police and their families. The Traditionalist American Knights also have taken to social […]

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‘Reformed’ white supremacist group in Montana aims to ‘diversify’ membership

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 11:03 am November 11, 2014 A “reformed” white supremacist in Montana is attempting to diversify his group’s membership. The group, led by John Abarr, says the Rocky Mountain Knights will not discriminate against anyone, including people of color who are interested in joining. 

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Residents in South Carolina find bags of candy from KKK on lawns

By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:52 am July 21, 2014 Residents of a South Carolina town say they woke up to candy from the Ku Klux Klan on their front lawns. Individuals who reside in an Oconee County subdivision found the bags between Saturday night and Sunday morning. 

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Florida cops with ties to the KKK leave department

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:27 pm July 15, 2014 Two members of the Fruitland Park, Florida police department resigned amid allegations that they were associated with the Ku Klux Klan.  The allegations were contained in a confidential  FBI report provided to police Chief Terry Isaacs by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and led to the resignation of […]

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Black man dressed in KKK attire awarded $215,000

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:10 am June 13, 2014 A black man who was tossed out of a city commission meeting in Los Angeles for wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood has been awarded $215,000. The City Council voted Wednesday to settle a free-speech lawsuit filed by Michael Hunt. 

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In new book, black cop shares experiences as undercover Klansman

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:40 pm May 14, 2014 A black police sergeant risked his life by going undercover as a “Black Klansman.” Now, he is sharing his experiences in a new book. 

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Students push for UNC-Chapel Hill to rename building honoring KKK leader

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:58 pm May 2, 2014 Students at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill gathered in front of Saunders Hall to call for a renaming of the building. The Rename Saunders campaign which launched on April 9, has an online petition with more than 650 signatures. 

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KKK forms Neighborhood Watch Group

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:31 am April 23, 2014 A Pennsylvania chapter of the Ku Klux Klan launched a neighborhood watch group in the area of Ridge Road in Fairview Township. The hate group formed the committee in response to a series of recent break-ins in the neighborhood, said Frank Ancona, the organization’s imperial wizard and president. 

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