Archive | Ku Klux Klan

Case Against Seale Not “Too Old”

Judge refuses to dismiss Miss. civil rights-era kidnapping case against reputed Klansman HOLBROOK MOHR Associated Press Writer Wednesday May 2nd, 2007 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss the case against a reputed Ku Klux Klansman charged with kidnapping in the brutal 1964 slayings of two black Mississippi teenagers. The […]

Klansmen powerful, witness says

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — In life, FBI informant Earnest Gilbert so feared his fellow Ku Klux Klansmen that he never had the courage to testify about the 1964 killings of two black teenagers. In death, his voice is finally being heard in a courtroom. Prosecutors in a revived civil rights-era case are trying to persuade […]

Klan on the upswing

The Ku Klux Klan, which just a few years ago seemed static or even moribund compared to other white supremacist movements such as the Neo-Nazis, experienced “a surprising and troubling resurgence” during the past year due largely to the successful exploitation of hot button issues including immigration, gay marriage and urban crime according to the […]

Klan on the upswing

The Ku Klux Klan, which just a few years ago seemed static or even moribund compared to other white supremacist movements such as the Neo-Nazis, experienced “a surprising and troubling resurgence” during the past year due largely to the successful exploitation of hot button issues including immigration, gay marriage and urban crime according to the […]