Sickened by a lynching he witnessed as a boy, Tom Landrum joined the Klan and risked his life to provide evidence on murder of Civil Rights activist Vernon Dahmer.
Although marred by the grisly murders of three young activists, the Freedom Summer of 1964 brought revolutionary changes to Mississippi and the nation
At the apex of its power, the Ku Klux Klan staged an enormous march on Washington in 1925
In the 1920s, the Klan expanded by targeting Catholics, Jews, and foreigners as well as blacks. But eventually it collided with fundamental American values.
Whatever you were taught or thought you knew about the post-Civil War era is probably wrong in the light of recent study
President Roosevelt had failed to “pack” a hostile Supreme Court, and now the first New Dealer he named to that high bench stood accused of being a lifetime member of the infamous Ku Klux Klan
It was 1924 and the Klan was riding high. The author’s father, a congressman, wouldn’t join, and this Is how It felt to be an outcast in one’s own home town that summer.