Ku Klux Klan

Roland Martin talks with Malika Sanders-Fortier about a "bigger and better than ever" monument to early KKK leader and Civil War general Nathan Bedford Forrest that will be built on public property.

ATLANTA (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union will help the Ku Klux Klan in its bid to join Georgia's highway cleanup program as a legal fight looms. ACLU of Georgia Executive Director Debbie Seagraves tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the civil rights group will assist the Klan in its battle with the state. The […]

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A black man says Edgar Ray Killen, a reputed Ku Klux Klan behind bars for the 1960s deaths of three civil rights workers in Mississippi, gave him power of attorney and land rights when they were both in prison together. But Killen's lawyer said the former inmate, James Stern, had no […]

ATLANTA (AP) — A Ku Klux Klan group in Georgia lost its bid Tuesday to join the state's highway cleanup program, but a legal challenge to the decision may be looming. Similar groups in other states have won legal battles after initially being turned down for highway cleanup programs. The International Keystone Knights of the […]

ATLANTA (AP) — A Ku Klux Klan group is trying to join Georgia's "Adopt-A-Highway" program to clean up litter on a mile-long stretch of road, creating a quandary for state officials hesitant to acknowledge a group with a violent, racist past on a roadside sign. The International Keystone Knights of the KKK applied last month […]