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BY Michael Graham | Columbia, SC | 7/19/15
Facing sweltering heat, and in the face of a massive police presence, about 2000 protesters, including the New Black Panther Party, confronted a Ku Klux Klan rally on the grounds of the capitol building here, July 18.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 4/28/14
150 people attended the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's (SCLC) annual “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner” on April 26.
BY Preston Gilmore | Dickson, TN | 4/28/14
On April 26 Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) rallied outside of the Montgomery Bell Park Inn to confront a group of Nazis and white supremacists called American Renaissance or “AmRen.”
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 12/16/13
With more than 50 activists and community members present, the Duval County School Board voted unanimously, Dec. 16, to change the name of Nathan Bedford Forrest High School.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Jacksonville, FL | 11/07/13
About 30 residents of Jacksonville rallied and spoke out at a Duval County School Board meeting on Nov. 5 in favor of changing the name of Nathan Bedford Forrest High. Nathan Bedford Forrest was the first Imperial Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan and members of the Jacksonville Progressive Coalition (JPC) have been gathering community support to change the name of the local high school named after this monster for some time.
BY Preston Gilmore | Dickson, TN | 4/09/13
Community members, activists and students, including Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), converged on Montgomery Bell Park in Dickson County, Tennessee on the weekend of April 5-7 to demand the park not host the American Renaissance (AmRen) white supremacist conference.
BY staff | Memphis, TN | 3/31/13
Organizers, community members and activists from around the country converged on the city of Memphis, Tennessee on March 30 to protest the presence of the Ku Klux Klan, which held a rally on the courthouse steps.
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BY Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 8/29/01
On Aug. 25, 3,000 people came to the State Capitol to stand up against the racist Ku Klux Klan and a group of neo-nazis.
BY Andy Terranova | New York, NY | 10/27/00
Nearly 10,000 outraged demonstrators overwhelmed a Ku Klux Klan march, October 23.
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