Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Third Wave KKK in NC (Not exactly ancient history.)

At its peak, the Klan had more than 10,000 members in North Carolina. 
"Almost every night of the year in the mid-1960s you'd see a Klan rally somewhere in North Carolina," Cunningham says. "It was kind of a skewed county fair environment. They listened to live music, bought Klan souvenirs, and ended the night with an enormous cross-burning."
NC's relative progressivism during the Civil Rights era fueled the more reactionary response.

The more things change ...
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