What I’m Reading: The Second Coming of the KKK – 56 in a series – ” Ministers frequently identified themselves as Klansmen during services.”

“When recruiters came into a new region, they went first to Masons but next to ministers, promising to help them increase church attendance. An estimated forty thousand ministers joined, their congregations serving as “Klan sanctuaries and recruiting camps.” Ministers frequently identified themselves as Klansmen during services.”

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

What I'm Reading: The Second Coming of the KKK - 1 in a series

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