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

By legitimizing bigotry and redefining so-called American values, a revived Klan in the 1920s left a toxic legacy that demands reexamination today. A new Ku Klux Klan arose in the early 1920s, a less violent but equally virulent descendant of the relatively small, terrorist Klan of the 1870s. Unknown to most Americans today, this “second Klan” largely flourished above the Mason-Dixon Line—its army of four-to-six-million members spanning the continent from New Jersey to Oregon, its ideology of intolerance shaping the course of mainstream national politics throughout the twentieth century.

 
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Hate Groups Increasingly Raising Money Online
 
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is calling on credit card companies and online crowdfunding sites to more closely monitor white supremacists’ compliance with their terms of services and policies in light of a new report highlighting how racists exploit online platforms…
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Dr. Harry L. Williams, to Head Thurgood Marshall College Fund
 
There are several reasons why TMCF’s Board of Directors found Dr. Williams to be the best candidate to lead our organization. His proven track record of successfully raising multi-million dollar investments …
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Black Business Social Media Website Poised to Disrupt a $3 Billion Dollar Industry
 
The O.P.O.T.X (The One Point Trillion Exchange) is taking the “Buy Black” movement by storm. OPOTX.com is the only website/directory that literally rewards its participants for patronizing other minority owned businesses. 
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FSU Student Alicia Williams Recognized for Outstanding Leadership
 
Williams is one of 23 students selected by their campus for the 2017 honor, joining more than 250 college students recognized by the network since the award was first presented in 2006.
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A Protest in Trump Country Brings Home Nation’s Race Divides
 
Many lined up along ideological and racial divides — and some saw people they’d known all their lives lined up on the other side. Those who gazed into the gulf in between were left with the same unsettling sense …
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Bishop William J. Barber II to Meet Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thanksgiving Day
 
CBC members, who are also members of the House Committee on Homeland Security, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and the House Committee on the Judiciary, were present at the meeting.
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2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV)

New International Version

9: But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.

 
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