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White supremacist could face death penalty for killings outside Jewish community center

White supremacist could face death penalty for killings outside Jewish community center

OLATHE, Kan., April 15 (UPI) -- A white supremacist charged with killing three people outside Jewish institutions in Overland Park, Kansas, was formally charged with capital murder Tuesday.
Frances Burns
Illinois KKK group leader talking about rival Imperial Wizard: 'He ain’t even white'

Illinois KKK group leader talking about rival Imperial Wizard: 'He ain’t even white'

NEW LENOX, Ill., April 4 (UPI) -- Two KKK groups in Illinois, the Loyal White Knights and the Traditionalist American Knights, are fighting about whether one of their leaders is "white" enough.
Evan Bleier
Florida man displays KKK flag and puts 'Members Wanted' sign outside his trailer

Florida man displays KKK flag and puts 'Members Wanted' sign outside his trailer

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 5 (UPI) -- A Boca Raton man placed a KKK flag, Confederate flag, noose and “Members Wanted” sign outside his trailer.
Evan Bleier

Man indicted, accused of threats against president, courthouse

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A Florida grand jury has indicted a prison inmate for allegedly threatening to kill President Barack Obama and blow up the Orlando federal courthouse.

KKK fliers found in Chicago suburb

TINLEY PARK, Ill., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Police in the Chicago suburb of Tinley Park, Ill., say they do not know who left Ku Klux Klan literature on several driveways recently.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013.
By United Press International

Fla. school board OKs name change for HS named after KKK leader

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A school board voted to change the name of a Jacksonville, Fla., high school from one many associated with slavery, the Confederacy and the Ku Klux Klan.
Jacksonville high school named after KKK grand wizard will change its name

Jacksonville high school named after KKK grand wizard will change its name

Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Nathan Bedford Forrest High School, named after the Ku Klux Klan's first grand wizard, will change its name.
Evan Bleier

Fla. district to consider removing KKK head from school name

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- A school board in Florida said it has agreed to consider whether to remove an early Ku Klux Klan leader's name from a primarily black high school.

Town defends itself after resident dresses as Klansman on Halloween

CRAIGSVILLE, Va., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A Ku Klux Klan Halloween costume worn by a Craigsville, Va., boy is prompting questions of whether the organization is active in the area, the mayor said.

Court rejects 'Mississippi Burning' case review

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday refused to review the conviction of a man in the "Mississippi Burning" killings of three civil rights workers in 1964.

Mosques -- Smiling dens of iniquity?

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- It is appropriate to apply an old biblical term "den of iniquity" to mosques as the New York City Police Department has been doing for some Islamic centers.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Klan rally at Gettysburg canceled due to federal shutdown

GETTYSBURG, Pa., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A Ku Klux Klan rally scheduled Saturday at the Gettysburg, Pa., National Military Park has been canceled due to the federal government shutdown.

Klan cadre blasts Obama at Md. Civil War battlefield

SHAPRSBURG, Md., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Ku Klux Klan members gathered at a Civil War battlefield in Maryland accused President Barack Obama of trying to "destroy America."

Ku Klux Klan, NAACP leaders meeting in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- A Ku Klux Klan organizer and a NAACP leader purposely met in peace -- maybe for the first time in history -- in Casper, Wyo., the Casper Star-Tribune reported.

Pennsylvania state police seek donated horses

PITTSBURGH, July 6 (UPI) -- The Pennsylvania state police are looking for help with crowd control and need a few easygoing, fit, 1,800-pound recruits -- horses, that is.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, June 21, 2013.
By United Press International

Terrorism radiation plot uncovered in Albany, N.Y.

ALBANY, N.Y., June 19 (UPI) -- A plot by an individual to build and sell a deadly mobile radiation device was uncovered in Albany, N.Y., a federal complaint unsealed Wednesday revealed.

Colorado residents receive invite to Ku Klux Klan

SECURITY-WIDEFIELD, Colo., June 3 (UPI) -- A number of residents of Security-Widefield, Colo., received invitations to join the Ku Klux Klan in their mailboxes, officials said.

Feds fault N.Y. school district's response to race bullying

ALBANY, N.Y., May 29 (UPI) -- A New York school district says it has reached an agreement with U.S. education officials who charged it improperly handled a bullied biracial student.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
By United Press International

ACLU sues Missouri city for banning KKK

DESLOGE, Mo., April 30 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the city of Desloge, Mo., for banning Ku Klux Klan members from handing out leaflets on the street.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 20, 2013.
By United Press International

Journalist McCandlish Phillips dies

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- McCandlish Phillips, longtime New York Times reporter and word stylist, died Tuesday at age 85 in New York City, the newspaper reported.

Former racist who atoned for his acts dies

ROCK HILL, S.C., March 31 (UPI) -- Elwin Wilson, a South Carolina man who admitted to violent racist acts and later apologized to civil rights leaders, has died at age 76, his family said.
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