Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tag: ku klux klan

South Carolina Man Sentenced to Decade in...

A South Carolina man is facing 10 years in federal prison in what the judge deemed a hate crime for trying to...

Mayor’s Racist Text Causes Pain in Maine...

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A mayor's resignation amid turmoil that included the disclosure of a racist text message is renewing tensions in a Maine...

‘Get the Hemp Ropes’: Alabama Newspaper Publisher...

The publisher of a small-town Alabama newspaper thinks it's high time for the Ku Klux Klan "to night ride again." Howard "Goodloe" Sutton, publisher of...

Arthur Ashe’s Nephew Pushes to Have Richmond...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A movement to rename a Richmond, Virginia, thoroughfare for groundbreaking black tennis player Arthur Ashe Jr. is cresting just as...

Blackface Photo Reopens Long History of Bigotry...

NEW YORK (AP) — The racist photo on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page wasn't the only thing that disgusted Monifa Bandele. She was...

Blackface Photo is a Reminder of Virginia’s...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The discovery last week of a racist photo on Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 medical school yearbook page has served as...

Permit Denial Won’t Stop KKK and Other...

A group of white nationalists including the Ku Klux Klan are ringing in Super Bowl weekend with a pro-white rally planned in metro Atlanta. The...

Tennessee Judge Lectures Defendant on Black-on-Black Crime,...

A Tennessee judge fed up with Black-on-Black crime argued that Black men are more of a danger to other Black men than white Klansmen...

Students Who Sang KKK-Themed Christmas Song as...

A teacher at a New Hampshire high school has been placed on leave amid an investigation into a class assignment that has sparked outrage...

Black Colorado Student Charged with Assault After...

It's been three months since two Colorado students duked it out in the schoolyard after one of them who was known for wearing Nazi...

Missouri Student Wears KKK Costume to Class,...

Poplar Bluff school district launched an investigation after a white high school student dressed as a Ku Klux Klan member for a class assignment. "I'm...

N.J. Landlord Deems His Property a ‘N—-r...

A New Jersey landlord is facing charges after refusing to rent a unit to an African-American woman, then sending her a slew of racist,...

Newly Elected Black Officers, Court Officials Rethinking...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Veteran Alabama law enforcement officer Mark Pettway grew up in a black neighborhood called "Dynamite Hill" because the Ku Klux...

Missouri Teacher Suspended After ‘Lapse In Judgment’...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A southern Missouri teacher who oversaw a history class presentation in which a ninth-grader dressed as a member of...

Sister of Alabama Church Bombing Victim, Others...

NEW YORK (AP) — No one has been hurt or killed — at least, not yet. But the wave of mail bombs targeting prominent...

Memorial Service Marks Anniversary of ’63 Church...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The four girls killed when a bomb placed by Ku Klux Klan members ripped through a Birmingham church in 1963...

Relatives of Confederate General Demand $30M from...

MEMPHIS (AP) — Relatives of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest are demanding $30 million from the city of Memphis, Tennessee, and a nonprofit to...

KKK Leader Responsible for Firing Gun at...

The head of the Maryland Ku Klux Klan was recently charged with time behind bars after he fired a gunshot at a Black counter-protester's...

Legacy of Slavery, Segregation Impacts Debate on...

EASTON, Md. (AP) — When residents here describe their town, they describe a paradise. There's no crime and everyone_black and white_gets along in neighborhoods...

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Launches Probe Into...

Ku Klux Klan recruiters have reportedly launched a sweet new campaign targeting children in upstate New York, sparking calls to the governor to investigate. Residents...

‘Your Celebration Is a Sham’ Frederick Douglass’...

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a century after his death, Frederick Douglass and July 4 remain profoundly intertwined. Douglass was one of the greatest...