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1 He formed his own offshoot of the Ku Klux Klan which he later renamed the White Patriot Party because, as he later wrote, the Klan carried too many negative connotations.
2 I felt good about how we handled the Klan situation, and it increased my confidence that we could deal properly with anything that might happen in the future.
3 We were safe, even though the Klan was extorting 'donations' by night.
4 Back in 1964, as head of the local Ku Klux Klan, Mr Killen orchestrated the murder of three young civil-rights workers.
5 Reporter: Mr. President, a great deal was made of extremism in the recent presidential campaign, groups such as the Ku Klux Klan and other organizations.
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7 known that he is a member of the super-wealthy Bad Moonz Klan.
8 The case was also used to build support for the renewal of the Ku Klux Klan which had been inactive since 1870.
9 Tennessee had gone Republican, but court rulings restoring the vote to some whites and the violence of the Ku Klux Klan kept down the African-American vote, leading to a Democratic victory in the legislative elections in August 1869.
10 The State soon came under control of the Radical Republicans and Unionists, and led by Governor Powell Clayton, they presided over a time of great upheaval as Confederate sympathizers and the Ku Klux Klan fought the new developments, particularly voting rights for African Americans.
11 For example, the reactionary, anti-Catholic, anti-black Ku Klux Klan (KKK) was a frequent target of ACLU efforts, but the ACLU defended the KKK's right to hold meetings in 1923.
12 in 1969, the ACLU defended a Ku Klux Klan member who advocated long-term violence against the government, and the Supreme Court concurred with the ACLU's argument in the landmark decision Brandenburg v. Ohio, which held that only speech which advocated imminent violence could be outlawed.
13 His book inspired the Egyptian TV series Horseman Without a Horse (see below) and a spinoff, The Diaspora, which led to Hezbollah's al-Manar being banned in Europe for broadcasting it. Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke visited Syria in November 2005 and made a speech that was broadcast live on Syrian television.
14 When I have to accept Negroes as brothers or leave Masonry, I shall leave it!" Various histories of the Ku Klux Klan published in the early 20th century identify Pike as a high-ranking official of the order.
15 Susan Lawrence Davis, whose father was a founding member of the Klan in Alabama, writes in her sympathetic account titled Authentic History: Ku Klux Klan, 1865-1877, published in 1924, that Pike was personally chosen by Nathan Bedford Forrest to serve as the Klan's "Chief Judicial Officer" and to head the Klan in Arkansas.
16 In 1939's Invisible Empire: The Story of the Ku Klux Klan, 1866-1871, Stanley Horn also reports that Forrest appointed Pike and credits him with a surge of local Klan activity in April 1868.
17 He cites Allen W. Trelease, author of 1971's White Terror: The Ku Klux Klan Conspiracy and Southern Reconstruction, as being doubtful of Pike's membership, as the offices Pike allegedly held are not mentioned in "The Prescript", the Klan constitution.
18 The film presents the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) as a heroic force necessary to preserve American values and a white supremacist social order.
19 In response, the Klan hunts down Gus, tries him, finds him guilty, and lynches him.
20 Lynch then orders a crackdown on the Klan after discovering Gus's murder.
21 Dr. Cameron is arrested for possessing Ben's Klan regalia, now considered a capital crime.
22 The Klan gathered together, with Ben leading them, ride in to gain control of the town.
23 [Ellipsis in the original.] In the same book, Wilson has harsh words about the abyss between the original goals of the Klan and what it evolved into.
24 It became a national cultural phenomenon: merchandisers made Ku-Klux hats and kitchen aprons, and ushers dressed in white Klan robes for openings.
25 And through it all the Klan rode.
26 In November 1915, William Joseph Simmons revived the Klan in Atlanta, Georgia, holding a cross burning at Stone Mountain.
27 The historian John Hope Franklin observed that, had it not been for The Birth of a Nation, the Klan might not have been reborn.
28 According to a 2002 article in the Los Angeles Times, the film facilitated the refounding of the Ku Klux Klan in 1915.
29 In the same way, Brody wrote that the scene where the Klan dumps Gus's body off at the doorstep of Lynch is meant to have the audience cheering, but modern audiences find the scene "obscene and horrifying".
30 Finally, Brody argued that the end of the film, where the Klan prevents defenseless African Americans from exercising their right to vote by pointing guns at them, today seems "unjust and cruel".