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Last week, Bill Lee said he hadn’t “looked at changing" a law to declare an annual Nathan Bedford Forrest Day. Now he says he's considering action.
Nathan Bedford Forrest Day recognizes a man known as a Confederate general, slave trader and white supremacist leader.
The day of observation calls on Tennesseans to honor Nathan Bedford Forrest, a slave-owning war criminal and Klan grand wizard.
“I fired both shots that killed my husband,” Malissa Ancona said of the 2017 shooting of Frank Ancona in Missouri.
Ten years is the maximum sentence for the offense.
“When politicians attack courts as ‘dangerous,’ ‘political’ ... you can hear the Klan’s lawyers, assailing officers of the court across the South,” said U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves.
Goodloe Sutton turns over newspaper's control to an African-American woman. "I can drink beer and chase women now," he boasts.
The publisher, who had called for the Klan to "ride again," also said his critics can "go to hell."
The group is suspending the membership of Goodloe Sutton's newspaper, after he wrote an editorial arguing it was “time for the Ku Klux Klan to night ride again."
The University of Southern Mississippi removed Goodloe Sutton's name from its journalism hall of fame after the racist editorial.
“We’ll get the hemp ropes out, loop them over a tall limb and hang all of them,” the author of the piece said.
The embattled Venezuelan president accused the U.S. of inventing a humanitarian crisis “that does not exist” in order to "take over” the country.
Blackface is a political tool for white supremacy.
The "BlacKkKlansman" director said he doesn't want to hear anyone defend their blackface by saying "it was the '80s."
“He’s actually arguing that it couldn’t have been him in blackface because there was a different time he wore blackface.”
The question, Lemon said, is whether it will work.
"This would be a huge step forward," the "Late Show" says of one possible reading of the Ralph Northam yearbook photo.
"Good Night, Alt Right," activists chant.
The congresswoman called his actions "painful + eroding to American society."
Northam says he was not one of the men pictured in a racist photo from his yearbook, but he did wear blackface a different time.