Sunday, October 22, 2017

White supremacy in the United States

This July 8, 2017 photo shows members of the KKK escorted by police past a large group of protesters during a KKK rally in Charlottesville, Va.

BY JAY REEVES BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As 21st century activists seek to topple monuments to the 19th century Confederate rebellion, some white Southerners are again advocating for what the Confederates tried and failed to do: secede from the Union. ...
In this Feb. 27, 2016 photo provided by the B. Levin Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism, a man dressed in Ku Klux Klan garb, center, and a counter-protester, left, confront each other during a KKK rally at Pearson Park in Anaheim, California

BY CHRISTINE ARMARIO LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Ku Klux Klan leader who was injured when his small group of demonstrators brawled with counter-protesters in a Southern California park this weekend said Monday that he called police beforehand asking for ...
A counter protester tries to tear off the shirt of a Ku Klux Klansman after members of the KKK tried to start a "White Lives Matter" rally at Pearson Park in Anaheim on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016.

BY AMANDA LEE MYERS ANAHEIM, California (AP) — Five Ku Klux Klan members who were arrested following a vicious brawl in Anaheim were released because evidence shows they acted in self-defense, police said Sunday. Seven people who remained in custody ...
A Ku Klux Klansman, left, uses an American flag to fend off angry counter protesters after members of the KKK tried to start a "White Lives Matter" rally at Pearson Park in Anaheim, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016.

BY CHRISTINE ARMARIO LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people were stabbed Saturday, one critically, after a small group of Ku Klux Klan members staging an anti-immigrant rally in Southern California clashed with a larger gathering of counter-protesters, police said. The ...
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