Protesters, including some anti-fascists itching for a fight, were prepared for the KKK to arrive in Danville, North Carolina. But the Klan never showed.
Not every lesson learned from mom and dad is valuable.
The hacktivist group bragged about taking the "hoods off" hundreds of Klansmen, but one KKK leader said that he wasn't too bothered by the data dump.
Dozens of email addresses and phone numbers the online hacktivist collective claims are affiliated with the KKK are making the rounds.
Chris Barker's small-time Klan just became famous.
The horrific murders are tragic, but they're not surprising. You could even say they're just the latest in South Carolina's long history of violence and hate.
White supremacists have New Year's resolutions, too. Most of them involve the subjugation of minorities. Also, puppies.
"We're currently in one of the hottest periods of extremist activity that I've seen in my 20-year career," one expert says. According to him today's KKK makes past organisation look like a "kindergarten picnic."
"People have called us the Taliban. In some ways we can relate."
Ku Klux Klansmen in South Carolina are using sweets and anti-immigration propaganda to bring in new recruits. But in an era of open-carry protests and border militias, the country's most notorious costumed racists are struggling to keep up.
In honor of our nation's birthday, I'm focusing instead on racism in other countries—the racist Australian caught on tape using slurs against a Chinese woman, a KKK flag in Belfast, and of course, Rob Ford. USA! USA! USA!
This weekend, Asda sold wearable England flags that look like KKK robes.