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What I’m Reading: The Second Coming of the KKK – 57 in a series – “Ministers who risked opposing the Klan could become vulnerable to retaliation.”

October 15th, 2019

“Ministers who risked opposing the Klan could become vulnerable to retaliation. Klan officials sometimes asked friendly police to “investigate” allegations, in one case that the Rev. X’s “sister married a reformed Jew . . . who was associated . . . in the work at this Negro school,” or that X was head of an “Inter-Racial Committee, which is branch of Negro association in New York.”34 Shades of McCarthyism.”

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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