Latest Ku Klux Klan News

White supremacist prison guards work with impunity in Fla.

Nov. 19, 2021 10:42 AM EST

In June, three Florida prison guards who boasted of being white supremacists beat, pepper sprayed and used a stun gun on an inmate who screamed “I can’t breathe!” at a prison near the Alabama border, according to a fellow inmate who reported it to the state. The...

Attorney: Teens in KKK garb shocked Black teen with stun gun

Nov. 11, 2021 20:29 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The attorney for a Black teenager from Texas says several other teens attacked his client with a stun gun on Halloween while wearing costumes resembling Ku Klux Klan robes. At a news conference Wednesday, Matt Manning of Corpus Christi said...

Black officer target of chief's KKK note files complaint

Nov. 11, 2021 16:29 PM EST

A Black police officer has filed a discrimination charge against an Ohio police department whose chief was seen in a surveillance video putting a note saying “Ku Klux Klan” on the officer’s jacket. Attorneys for the officer said Thursday they discovered after the...

Chair of New York Democrats faces criticism over KKK remark

Oct. 19, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman of the New York Democrats is facing condemnation and calls to resign from members of his own party after he invoked the Ku Klux Klan and its former leader while explaining why he didn't endorse a New York Democratic mayoral candidate. State...

Tempe may rename streets, parks named for Klan members

Oct. 16, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Tempe will consider renaming parks and streets named after former community leaders who were recently discovered to have been dues-paying members of the Ku Klux Klan. The city said Friday that the names of will be up for discussion when the city...