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  • The Crimson Klan

    Harvard's administration treated the burning of a cross on Harvard Yard in 1952 as a "prank" and threatened Black students with disciplinary action if they described the incident to the press. A student journalist's research shows that the incident was not out of step with the university's practices in the 20th century. 



  • A Century Ago, White Protestant Extremism Marched on Washington

    "There still has to be a reckoning within white Christian churches about white supremacy. There need to be very careful conversations about this, not as, 'Individuals are prejudiced,' but about, 'This is the system that we all inhabit'."



  • 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.