• VA official showcased portrait of KKK’s first grand wizard

    A senior official at the Department of Veterans Affairs said he removed a portrait of the Ku Klux Klan’s first grand wizard from his Washington, D.C., office after offended employees began signing a petition to present to VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.

  • Family History Haunts G.O.P. Candidate for Governor in Colorado

    The Stapleton neighborhood in Denver, Colo., takes its name from Benjamin Stapleton, a member of the Ku Klux Klan who served as Denver’s mayor for five terms. Stapleton’s great-grandson, Walker Stapleton, is the Republican candidate for governor.