Texas teens dressed as KKK members for Halloween — and attacked two Black children: report

Three high-school students in Texas reportedly dressed as Ku Klux Klan members for Halloween — and attacked a Black teen with a Taser. Matt Manning, an attorney who represents the victim, said the incident occurred in Woodsboro on Oct. 31, according to a report from Corpus Christi’s Channel 3. Manning wrote on Facebook that he was “infuriated becauseContinue reading “Texas teens dressed as KKK members for Halloween — and attacked two Black children: report”

Why We Must Never Forget Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer – NowThis

‘Heather had no idea how much her small act of walking with her friends that day would make on the world.’ Heather Heyer’s tragic death inspired a wave of unity and love that spread beyond Charlottesville. The Unite the Right rally occurred in the Virginia town on August 11 and 12 in 2017. It includedContinue reading “Why We Must Never Forget Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer – NowThis”

Ohio: Sheffield Lake police chief resigns after putting Ku Klux Klan sign on Black officer’s desk

Police Chief Anthony Campo resigned Tuesday following an incident in which he left a “Ku Klux Klan” sign on a Black officer’s desk, Sheffield Lake Mayor Dennis Bring said. The incident in question, which happened Friday, was captured on surveillance video inside the department’s booking area. Campo, who has been with the department for 33Continue reading “Ohio: Sheffield Lake police chief resigns after putting Ku Klux Klan sign on Black officer’s desk”

KKK distributes anti-LGBTQ fliers in Virginia after religious right disrupts school board

The fliers told people to pray for white Americans, oppose the “queer-loving” school board and “stop the Communists.” Police in the town of Leesburg, Virginia have recovered about 35 flyers distributed locally by a white supremacist group. Their appearance follows Tuesday’s chaotic Loudoun County school board meeting that ended early due to transphobic, religious-right protesters. The fliersContinue reading “KKK distributes anti-LGBTQ fliers in Virginia after religious right disrupts school board”

KKK flyers show up outside dozens of California homes

People in the Newport Heights community and the surrounding area woke up Sunday morning to flyers outside their homes promoting Ku Klux Klan ideologies. Devin George came to Southern California more than two years ago to escape what he calls more prevalent racism in his hometown. “I moved from the South, specifically for those reasonsContinue reading “KKK flyers show up outside dozens of California homes”

TN GOPers Push To Sack Commission That Voted To Remove KKK Leader’s Bust

Just days after the Tennessee Historical Commission voted overwhelmingly to remove a bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Confederate general and first Ku Klux Klan grand wizard, several Republicans state lawmakers are pushing to replace the entire commission with new members.  The bust of Bedford Forrest, which sits in the state capitol, has been theContinue reading “TN GOPers Push To Sack Commission That Voted To Remove KKK Leader’s Bust”

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