Thursday, January 10, 2013

Racism is still here

Virginia KKK Uses Obama’s Presidency As A Recruiting Tool

By Annie-Rose Strasser posted from ThinkProgress Justice on Jan 9, 2013

The Ku Klux Klan of Virginia is trying to find new members, and it is using President Obama’s second term as a recruitment tool.

According to local Richmond television station WTVR, residents in the area have received two KKK fliers in their driveways in the course of as many months. The fliers read, “WAKE UP WHITE AMERICA!!” and explain that “the majority of HATE CRIMES in America are committed by BLACKS against WHITES!!!”

In an interview with the station, the KKK bragged that their recruitment has been up thanks to Obama’s election, and expect it to triple during his next term:


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