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  • Originally published 09/15/2017

    Steve Bannon has a Nazi Problem

    “Bannon sees the Pepes as kind of like trolls, and not like the Nazis like Richard Spencer and David Duke,” said one person who spoke to Bannon. “Everybody’s kind of struggling with it.”

  • Originally published 09/12/2017

    Remembering Our KKK Past

    Jane Dailey

    A dark moment in American history offers lessons for the present.

  • Originally published 09/07/2017

    Senators Push Trump to Condemn White Supremacists, KKK

    By putting forward a joint resolution, which is sent to the president for signature, rather than a non-binding resolution, the senators are maneuvering to require Trump to choose between an explicit, one-sided condemnation of the white supremacist groups and risking a new round of recriminations if he vetoes it.

  • Originally published 06/29/2017

    University of Virginia president urges community to avoid KKK rally

    University President Teresa Sullivan urged community members in an email to “avoid the rally and avoid confrontation” when the North Carolina-based Loyal White Knights come to Charlottesville on July 8 to protest the city’s decision to remove a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee.

  • Originally published 06/26/2017

    Ku Klux Klan still a threat in America, ADL says

    The findings of an Anti-Defamation League report released this week found that 42 KKK groups are active in 33 states, with an estimate of some 3,000 members. More than half the groups were either formed or restarted in the past three years.

  • Originally published 04/06/2016

    Student Dresses As KKK For History Class

    The picture of the student dressed as a Klansman went viral after being posted on the social media app Snapchat and circulating on Facebook.

  • Originally published 10/28/2013

    Rethinking the JFK Legacy

    Steven M. Gillon

    There is a wide gap between the way historians view JFK and how the public perceives him. Why?

  • Originally published 03/21/2013

    KKK to protest park renaming

    Officials in Memphis, Tenn., are girding for a rally called by a faction of the Ku Klux Klan at the end of the month, to protest the City Council's decision earlier this year to change the name of three Confederate-themed city parks.The council voted Feb. 5 to change the names of Confederate Park, Jefferson Davis Park, named for the Confederacy's president, and Nathan Bedford Forrest Park, named for a Confederate lieutenant general who was also the KKK's first grand wizard. The new names are Memphis Park, Mississippi River Park and Health Sciences Park, respectively, though the council may change those names later.The council's move came in response to a bill moving through the Tennessee Legislature this year that would forbid local governments from changing names of any parks or monuments named for wars or war heroes, including those involving the Civil War....