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Gonzaga Prep reckoning with photo of students in KKK robes in 1968 yearbook

Gonzaga Prep administrators are reckoning with the discovery of a photo in the school’s 1968 yearbook that shows at least three students dressed as Ku Klux Klan members during an assembly in the school’s gym. A member of G-Prep’s Class of ’68 pointed out the photo to fellow alumni and notified the president of the Jesuit high school on Thursday. That followed revelations that Virginia’s governor and attorney general donned blackface in the 1980s, and a wave of headlines about racist images in college yearbooks.

Report: KKK chapters drop steeply despite ‘hate group’ surge

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 to a report Wednesday by an organization that tracks far-right extremists.

White-power groups banding together, but for how long?

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 Georgia is marking its first birthday this month. Composed of multiple extremist groups, the Nationalist Front had its anniversary Saturday.