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Home > Books, History, Quotes, Reading > What I’m Reading: The Second Coming of the KKK – 13 in a series – “…he recommended requiring that these “unfavorable races be kept segregated in ghettos.”

What I’m Reading: The Second Coming of the KKK – 13 in a series – “…he recommended requiring that these “unfavorable races be kept segregated in ghettos.”

August 16th, 2019

“The Klan’s favorite term for the whites they approved of, “Nordic,” probably came from Columbia-and Yale-educated lawyer Madison Grant, a distinguished exponent of “scientific” racism; his 1916 book The Passing of the Great Race raised an alarm about the new non-“ Nordic” immigrants, such as Italians and Jews; he recommended requiring that these “unfavorable races be kept segregated in ghettos.”

The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition by Linda Gordon

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