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Hundreds attend funerals for church shooting victims

...president. By Wednesday, the mayor in Memphis, Tennessee was calling for the grave and statue of Confederate General and Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest to be removed from a city park.The suspected gunman appears with a Confederate license...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-26/hundreds-attend-funerals-church-shoot
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Can KKK 'adopt highway'? Court considers matter

ATLANTA - A Georgia court heard arguments Thursday about whether the state violated a Ku Klux Klan group's constitutional rights by refusing its application to a highway cleanup program and whether a recent U.S. Supreme Court...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-10/can-kkk-adopt-highway-court-considers
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NASCAR fans defend, display Confederate flags at Daytona

...floppy hat, stand at attention and salute during the national anthem Saturday. "It was just a battle banner until the Ku Klux Klan draped it around themselves. Now, all of a sudden, it represents slavery and that's not at all true."The Civil...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-06/nascar-fans-defend-display-confederat
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S. Carolina lawmakers vote to debate flag

...Confederate emblem from the state flag. Both Democrats and Republicans in Tennessee said a bust of Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest must go from the Senate. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants vanity license plates depicting...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/s-carolina-lawmakers-vote-debate-flag
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My Turn: Called to The Mountaintop

...states that resisted the end of slavery after losing the war. Their bitter resentment spawned a reign of terror by the Ku Klux Klan and the oppressive Jim Crow laws that lasted until 1965. That period of American history doesn't have lessons for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-16/my-turn-called-mountaintop
Opinion
Pure Sole: Review This!

...any farther.I mean, if you don't like non-stories such as, oh I don't know ...Hitler and the Jews, the Ku Klux Klan and Medgar Evers, rape on college campuses, drunks in school, bullied youths turning to guns or taking their own...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-31/review
Sports
Pure Sole: This is not a story

...farther. That is, unless you believe in reading non-stories like, oh, I don't know...Hitler and the Jews, the Ku Klux Klan and Medgar Evers, rape on college campuses, drunks in schools, bullied youths turning to guns or taking their own...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-17/not-story
Sports
The extraordinary lives of ordinary objects

...also described his thought process in selecting his controversial object: the Juneau charter of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. Paul Gardinier, former curator of the Alaska State Museum, used the charter as a jumping off point for a discussion...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-23/extraordinary-lives-ordinary-objects
Art
Hostility toward recent immigrants a long American tradition

...frequently characterized as untrustworthy, swarthy people with a penchant for violence; a few were even lynched by the Ku Klux Klan. Still, more than 1.5 million Americans of Italian descent served in uniform during World War II.I could write...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-16/hostility-toward-recent-immigrants-lo
Opinion
Celebrating Dr. King and the road to equality

...for her and her husband to share their culture in the classroom. It's a long way away from being threatened by the Ku Klux Klan and the segregation she and her husband experienced growing up.And, as evident by Geary's transformation, education...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-01-22/celebrating-dr-king-and-road-equality
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