Stories tagged: KKK
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
A museum official who questioned “Star Wars” actor Adam Driver’s recent comments about remembering frequent Ku Klux Klan rallies during his youth in northern Indiana now acknowledges he was wrong.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
The number of Ku Klux Klan chapters in the U.S. is plummeting as a new generation of khaki-clad racists rejects hoods and robes for a “hipper” brand of hate, according …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 5:24 p.m.
Mississippi’s corrections department says Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 “Mississippi Burning” slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 6:32 p.m.
Four decades after a Catholic priest who was once a member of the Ku Klux Klan burned a cross on a black couple’s lawn, he finally wrote them an apology.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
A Black Lives Matter protest began in the Spokane County Courthouse on Tuesday morning after two white men accused of hates crimes pleaded not guilty.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 10 a.m.
A Confederate statue in Virginia has been vandalized for the second night in a row.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Since leaving North Carolina in 1968, Norris Cooley never thought his life would be in danger because of the color of his skin – until a man with a “white …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
In response to a violent hate crime Sunday in north Spokane, prominent community leaders gathered Wednesday morning to denounce racism and hate.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Police make hate crime arrest after ‘skinhead’ suspected of punching black man and shooting his house
A 66-year-old black man was the victim of a seemingly random hate crime Sunday evening
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
A Portland student says he found a sticker in one of his school’s bathrooms that reads, “The KKK Wants You.”
Thu., May 25, 2017, 3:23 p.m.
University of Oregon officials have settled on a new name for a dormitory formerly named after a Ku Klux Klan leader.
Tue., April 25, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
White extremists, almost by nature, are seldom good at working together. That’s why it’s something of a feat that an alliance of white-power groups born in a KKK bar in …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 7:10 p.m.
A former Washington state college student who allegedly wrote “let’s lynch her” on a social media post concerning a student leader at Western Washington University will spend six months on …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 11:17 p.m.
In today’s racially charged environment, there’s a label that even the KKK disavows: white supremacy.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
A University of Kansas cheerleader has been suspended from cheering after a photo was posted on her Snapchat account linking the Ku Klux Klan with President-elect Donald Trump.
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016, 7:09 p.m.
Wearing a black ball cap with a Klu Klux Klan emblem, Daniel Scott traveled from Yakima to Clarkston to stand for three hours Saturday on a swath of green-belt grass …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
Former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard and current Louisiana Senate candidate David Duke will participate in a debate at historically black Dillard University.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
The University of Oregon’s president is recommending renaming a campus dormitory building named after a former faculty member who led the Eugene chapter of the Ku Klux Klan, following demands …
Tue., July 26, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: At picnic, electric company employees highlight safety logo in KKK costumes
From our archives, 100 years ago It took 44 special streetcars, packed to the gills, to transport all of the revelers to Washington Water Power’s annual picnic in Natatorium Park.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 6:37 a.m.
Born in the ashes of the smoldering South after the Civil War, the Ku Klux Klan died and was reborn before losing the fight against civil rights in the 1960s. …
Sun., June 26, 2016, 1:57 p.m.
A clash between right-wing protesters and counter protesters outside the California state Capitol left at least six people with stab wounds Sunday.
Fri., March 4, 2016
Ku Klux Klan members and counter-protesters involved in a bloody melee at a Southern California park have been released from jail without criminal charges, authorities said Thursday.
Thu., May 10, 2012
A white power activist campaigning to be the next Bonner County sheriff hosted a cross burning last week with fellow Ku Klux Klan members and is defending the ceremony as …
Tue., April 10, 2012, 10:54 a.m.
BOISE — Idaho’s only black lawmaker said receiving a direct mailing from the Ku Klux Klan has only bolstered her resolve to fight prejudice. Childhood memories of a cross burning …