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An Alabama Editor Urges the K.K.K. to ‘Ride Again,’ and His Small Town Winces

The editor, Goodloe Sutton, made a name exposing corruption in the 1990s, but his call for the Klan to “go up there and clean out D.C.” has prompted calls for his resignation.
Tags: News, Alabama, Newspapers, Ku Klux Klan, Race and Ethnicity, Fringe Groups and Movements, Montgomery Advertiser (Newspaper, Goodloe Sutton, The Democrat-Reporter


A newspaper editor calling for return of Ku Klux Klan's infamous night rides

An editorial written in support of the Ku Klux Klan. That's something you might expect to see in 1919.
Tags: News, Stories, Ku Klux Klan, Ku Klux


The editor of an Alabama newspaper is calling for the return of the Ku Klux Klan's infamous night rides

The editor of the Democrat-Reporter of Linden, Alabama, also says the hate group should use lynchings to "clear out D.C."
Tags: Alabama, Cnn, Ku Klux Klan, Linden Alabama


A newspaper editor is calling for return of the Ku Klux Klan's infamous night rides

An editorial written in support of the Ku Klux Klan. That's something you might expect to see in 1919.
Tags: News, Stories, Ku Klux Klan, Ku Klux


Alabama Editor Urges K.K.K. to ‘Ride Again’ Against Democrats, Igniting a Backlash

The editor, Goodloe Sutton, played down the Klan’s violent history and suggested that the group should “go up there and clean out D.C.,” prompting calls for his resignation.
Tags: News, Alabama, Newspapers, Ku Klux Klan, Klan, Race and Ethnicity, Fringe Groups and Movements, Montgomery Advertiser (Newspaper, Goodloe Sutton, The Democrat-Reporter, Urges K K K


Alabama Newspaper Advocates For ‘The Ku Klux Klan To Night Ride Again’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A small Alabama newspaper is advocating for the resurgence of America’s most feared white supremacist terrorist organization, the Ku Klux Klan. An editorial published last week by The Democrat-Reporter of Linden, Alabama, begins with the line: “Time for the Ku Klux Klan to night ride again.” The editorial says Democrats and “Democrats in the Republican Party” are plotting to raise taxes in Alabama, so the Klan should raid the “gated communities” where they live. The edi...
Tags: News, Alabama, America, Kkk, Republican Party, Ku Klux Klan, Sutton, Montgomery Advertiser, Ku Klux, Klan, MONTGOMERY Ala AP, Summer Concepcion, Linden Alabama, Goodloe Sutton, Washington Sutton


Alabama newspaper editor calls on KKK to lynch Democrats

The editor said the Ku Klux Klan should lynch "socialist-communist" Democrats and raid Washington DC.
Tags: News, Alabama, Kkk, Ku Klux Klan


Alabama newspaper calls for resurgence of KKK

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A small Alabama newspaper is advocating for the resurgence of America’s most feared white supremacist terrorist organization, the Ku Klux Klan. An editorial published last week by The Democrat-Reporter of Linden, Alabama, begins with the line: “Time for the Ku Klux Klan to night ride again.” The editorial says Democrats and […]
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Publisher of Alabama newspaper calls for the Klan to ride on DC with "hemp ropes"

Goodloe Sutton is publisher of the Democrat-Reporter, a newspaper published in the small town of Linden, Alabama, and he is very upset about "Democrats in the Republican Party and Democrats [who] are plotting to raise taxes in Alabama," so much so that he published an editorial calling on "the Ku Klux Klan to night ride again" to address the issue. In his editorial, Sutton claimed, falsely, that freed slaves sometimes donned Klan robes to "frighten some evil doer." The Montgomery Adverti...
Tags: Post, News, Alabama, Kkk, Dc, Republican Party, Naacp, Ku Klux Klan, White Supremacy, Sutton, Birth of a Nation, Montgomery Advertiser, Klan, Revisionism, Linden Alabama, Goodloe Sutton


Downside of Local Journalism

Editor of small-town Alabama daily (The Democrat-Reporter of Linden, Alabama) calls for “the Ku Klux Klan to night ride again” against “Democrats in the Republican Party and Democrats … plotting to raise taxes in Alabama.” “If we could get the Klan to go up there and clean out D.C., we’d all been better off,” wrote Goodloe Sutton. Asked what he meant by ‘clean out’, Sutton said he meant lynching. [Author: Josh Marshall]
Tags: News, Alabama, Republican Party, Ku Klux Klan, Josh Marshall, Sutton, Klan, Editor’s Blog, Linden Alabama, Goodloe Sutton


Alabama newspaper editor calls for the Ku Klux Klan to 'clean out D.C.'

Goodloe Sutton, the longtime editor of the Democrat-Reporter newspaper, called for lynchings.            [Author: Montgomery Advertiser]
Tags: News, Alabama, Ku Klux Klan, Montgomery Advertiser, Goodloe Sutton


Does This Photograph Show ‘Women of the Democrat Party’ Wearing KKK Robes?

The represented reality was bad enough without the need for additional manipulation of history.
Tags: News, Ku Klux Klan, Democrat Party, KKK Robes


West Virginia lawmaker called to resign after comparing LGBTQ people to the Ku Klux Klan

A West Virginia Republican lawmaker is facing bipartisan backlash after comparing LGBTQ people to the Ku Klux Klan.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, West Virginia, Usa Today, Ku Klux Klan


Northam Postpones Black History Month Event As Racist Photo Fallout Continues

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration has postponed a reception to celebrate Black History Month as the governor continues to deal with the fallout from a racist yearbook photo. Northam spokeswoman Ofirah Yheskel said the reception has been moved from Wednesday to later this month. She said the administration is thinking through better ways to honor Black History Month. Black leaders said Monday that they would stage a large protest outside the reception. Northam ha...
Tags: News, Virginia, Ap, Black History Month, Ku Klux Klan, Black History Month Black, Richmond VA, Ralph Northam, Northam, Ofirah Yheskel, Summer Concepcion, Northam Postpones Black History Month


The Power of the Gospel and the Meltdown of Identity Politics

American politics increasingly resembles a soap opera and, at least for now, Virginia has taken center stage. The drama in the state continues to unfold as the Commonwealth’s top three Democrats face pressure to resign. The Governor’s personal yearbook page from medical school contained a racially insensitive photo of a man in blackface shoulder-to-shoulder with a person dressed in Ku Klux Klan regalia. Later, the Governor also admitted to performing in blackface at a party in the 1980s. The Att...
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Northam To Launch Listening Tour, Recalibrate Agenda To Rehab Image

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) is crafting a plan to rehabilitate his image with African American voters by going on a listening tour, possibly upping the funding to historically Black colleges and universities and encouraging legislation to take down Confederate statues. According to a Monday Buzzfeed News report, Northam is hoping that heavy investment in African American-centric issues will win him back support from leaders like Rev. Al Sharpton who have called on him to resign. Two weeks...
Tags: News, Virginia, Black, Ku Klux Klan, BuzzFeed News, Confederate, Rev Al Sharpton, Ralph Northam, Northam, Kate Riga


Impeachment Reluctantly Floated In VA After Second Allegation Against Fairfax

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers on Monday will reluctantly face the unprecedented prospect of impeaching the state’s second most powerful leader as they struggle to address revelations of past racist behavior and allegations of sexual assault roiling its highest levels of office. At least one lawmaker said he will try to pursue impeachment of Democratic Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax after two women accused Fairfax of sexual assault in the 2000s, a move that experts believe would be a first ...
Tags: News, California, Senate, Boston, Virginia, Ap, Fbi, House, Cbs, Watson, Associated Press, University Of Virginia, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, General Assembly, Ku Klux Klan


Gosnell : When Art Collides with Reality and Exposes the Truth

Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer is the true story of a doctor who went to prison for life in 2013 for stabbing several infants he had delivered alive inside his hellhole of an abortion clinic in Philadelphia. At the same time, infanticide became a key issue in major stories in Virginia and New York. Last week, Virginia governor Ralph Northam became engulfed in a controversy over whether he had appeared in his medical-school yearbook in costume, either in blackface or in t...
Tags: News, Virginia, America, Philadelphia, Ku Klux Klan, Gosnell, Ralph Northam, New York Last


Virginia's governor digs an even deeper hole with his 'indentured servants' comparison

Governor Ralph Northam has dug himself so far into a hole I'm not sure who can rescue him.The Virginia governor is already under pressure to resign after a photo emerged of his yearbook page featuring two people, one in blackface and one dressed as a Ku Klux Klan member. The governor claimed he's not either of the people in that photo, but then admitted he once put shoe polish on his face for a Michael Jackson costume. Northam, who has so far resisted calls to resign, stirred up controve...
Tags: News, Virginia, Africa, Va, Cbs, Michael Jackson, Donald, Ku Klux Klan, Jamestown, Gayle King, Jamil Smith, Yamiche Alcindor, Ralph Northam, Northam, Fort Monroe, Matthew Rosenberg


Ralph Northam: Virginians split on calls for governor to resign after blackface scandal, poll finds

Virginians are deadlocked over whether Governor Ralph Northam should step down after the emergence of a racist photo from the Democrat’s 1984 medical school yearbook, according to a Washington Post-Schar School poll. Following the release of the image last week, which shows a man in blackface next to another in a Ku Klux Klan outfit, there have been demands for Mr Northam to resign. Mr Northam counts higher support among black residents – who say he should remain in office by a margin of 58 pe...
Tags: News, Ku Klux Klan, Ralph Northam, Northam, Washington Post Schar School


Chorus Urging Virginia Lt. Governor Resignation Grows After 2nd Allegation

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Calls were mounting for Virginia’s lieutenant governor to resign Saturday, at the tail end of an astonishing week that saw the state’s top three elected officials — all Democrats — embroiled in potentially career-ending scandals fraught with questions of race, sex and power. Two women have accused Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, and he has emphatically denied both allegations . After the second allegation was made Friday, Fairfax — who stands to become the state...
Tags: New York, News, California, Senate, Boston, Virginia, Ap, House, Watson, Associated Press, Michael Jackson, Kirsten Gillibrand, Duke, Richmond, Durham, Ku Klux Klan


Northam Tells Staff He Won’t Resign over Racist Yearbook Photo

During a cabinet meeting Friday afternoon, Virginia governor Ralph Northam told his staff that he will not resign despite the overwhelming condemnation he’s received from fellow Democrats this week following the emergence of a racist photo on his 1984 medical-school-yearbook page, according to the Associated Press. The yearbook photo, which depicts one man in blackface and another in a Ku Klux Klan uniform, was first published on Friday by the right-wing website Big League Politics. Immediatel...
Tags: News, Virginia, Associated Press, Ku Klux Klan, Ralph Northam, Northam


Second Woman Accuses Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax Of Sexual Assault

A second woman has come forward to accuse Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) of sexual assault, the latest in a deepening political crisis for him and for the state. Meredith Watson says Fairfax raped her when they were both students at Duke University in 2000, according to a statement from her attorney. “We serve as counsel for Meredith Watson, who was raped by Justin Fairfax in 2000, while they were both students at Duke University. Mr. Fairfax’s attack was premeditated and aggressive. The...
Tags: Facebook, News, Virginia, Watson, Dc, Michael Jackson, Ku Klux Klan, Fairfax, Duke University, Mark Herring, Northam, Cameron Joseph, Justin Fairfax, Justin Fairfax D, Mr Fairfax, Meredith Watson


Northam Tells Staff He Definitely Won’t Resign As Second Woman Accuses Fairfax Of Sexual Assault

Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) told staff on Friday that he definitely won’t resign after previously leaving the door open to stepping aside, a source familiar with the meeting tells TPM. Northam told staff at a meeting that he won’t leave the governor’s office and plans to serve out the next three years of his term in spite of an ongoing scandal over his use of blackface in the 1980s. The meeting comes after he huddled with top staff and a crisis communications counselor Thursday n...
Tags: News, Virginia, Capitol Hill, Dc, Michael Jackson, Ku Klux Klan, Fairfax, Ralph Northam, Northam, Cameron Joseph, Mark Herring D, Justin Fairfax D, Jarvis Stewart


‘A Lot To Digest’: Weight Of Virginia Scandals Comes Down On Black Caucus

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With Virginia’s top three elected officials engulfed in scandal, fellow Democrats were rendered practically speechless, uncertain of how to thread their way through the racial and sexual allegations and the tangled political implications. Gov. Ralph Northam’s career was already teetering over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook when the crisis spiraled out of control. First, the state’s attorney general acknowledged Wednesday that he, too, wore blackface onc...
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AP Explains: Racist history of blackface began in the 1830s

WASHINGTON (AP) — A racist photo on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page and a subsequent admission from his attorney general that he wore blackface in 1980 has roiled Virginia politics. The photo in the 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook shows someone in blackface standing next to a person in a Ku Klux Klan hood and robe. Attorney General Mark Herring said Wednesday that he wore brown makeup to look like a black rapper during a party as an undergraduate at the University o...
Tags: News, Washington, Virginia, Ap, University Of Virginia, Ku Klux Klan, Mark Herring, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Ralph Northam


Virginia attorney general says he wore blackface at college party

By ALAN SUDERMAN RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia sank deeper into political turmoil Wednesday when another top Democrat — Attorney General Mark Herring — admitted putting on blackface in the 1980s, when he was a college student. With Gov. Ralph Northam’s career in extreme peril over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook, Herring issued a statement saying he wore brown makeup and a wig in 1980 to look like a rapper during a party as a 19-year-old at the University of Virginia. Herring — who...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Government, Virginia, Uncategorized, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Social Issues, Associated Press, Michael Jackson, University Of Virginia, Ku Klux Klan, U S Supreme Court, Capitol


Virginia’s Dem AG Admits He Also Appeared In Blackface, Deepening Party Chaos

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) admitted he once appeared in blackface, plunging the state Democratic Party further into chaos on Wednesday. Herring’s confession that he dressed in blackface when he was a teenager in 1980 makes him the third top-ranked Virginia Democrat who’s been tarred by scandal in recent days, and the second who’s admitted to dressing in blackface. Herring is also second in line to the governorship. Last Friday, a photo surfaced showing a man in blackface next to ...
Tags: News, Virginia, Dc, Ku Klux Klan, Democratic Party, Fairfax, Herring, Ralph Northam, Northam, Cameron Joseph, Mark Herring D, Justin Fairfax D, Dem AG


Son of the South: Spike Lee to Executive Produce Civil Rights Drama

Son of the South: Spike Lee to executive produce Civil Rights drama Spike Lee will serve as executive producer on the new Civil Rights drama Son of the South. Per Variety, Lee will team up once again with his editor Barry Alexander Brown, who wrote the screenplay and will also direct. They first worked together on 1986’s She’s Gotta Have It. Their most recent collaboration, BlacKkKlansman, has them both up for Oscars. Brown for editing, and Lee for Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and ...
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Some people are taking the Democratic women's wearing of white and connecting it with the white robes of the Ku Klux Klan.

For example, at Instapundit:I don't like this, taking clothing that people put on in an upbeat positive mood and turning it into something ugly.But that's the move made by Democrats against the Americans who thought they were expressing something optimistic with their MAGA hats. Democrats have worked hard at rebranding the clothing so it would mean racism. They wanted to deprive the hat wearers of the powerful visual form of expression they'd found. They want the message to be: If you wear that ...
Tags: Law, Kkk, Hats, Trump, Ku Klux Klan, Hypocrisy, Instapundit, Symbols, Ann Althouse, Civility Bullshit, Cruel Neutrality, Maga