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Confederate symbol debate unresolved

...The Southern Poverty Law Center that tracks what it calls "hate groups," said the rally will attract leaders of the Ku Klux Klan, including some calling for violence.Gov. Nathan Deal initially offered his support for the King bell but withdrew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-26/confederate-symbol-debat
NAACP march makes its way to Augusta

...national attention in 1996 as the subject of an iconic photograph in which she, at 18, sheltered a man believed to be a Ku Klux Klan member during a protest in Ann Arbor, Mich."All lives matter," she said. "We should have better voting rights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-21/naacp-march-makes-it-way-augu
Even after 100 years, town debates what to do with memories of lynching

...Anti-Defamation League as the country's most outspoken opponent of anti-Semitism. It also fueled the rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan.Until ADL lawyers pressed officials to posthumously pardon Frank in the 1980s, the case was hushed.Though granted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-09/even-after-100-years-town-deb
Leaders of civil rights groups oppose Martin Luther King Jr. monument at Georgia mountain

...Supporters of the Confederate battle flag rallied this summer at the giant stone landmark, which for years was the site of Ku Klux Klan cross burnings.The SCLC and NAACP leaders said the meeting with Deal will focus on removing Confederate symbols from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-13/leaders-civil-rights-groups-oppose-
Test your knowledge of August in Augusta

...recent lynching of Leo Frank on:(A.) Populist politician Tom Watson (B.) The Atlanta newspapers (C.) The Ku Klux Klan (D.) President Woodrow Wilson5. In August 1925, education in Augusta was enhanced with the announcement of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-22/test-your-knowledge-august-au
Black Panther-KKK rallies at SC Capitol questioned

COLUMBIA- South Carolina lawmakers plan a hearing this week to ask officials why the Ku Klux Klan and New Black Panthers Party were allowed to hold rallies at the Statehouse at the same time earlier this month.State Sen. John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-26/black-panther-kkk-rallies-sc-capito
Forgiveness of Charleston church shooter prompts discussion

...African-Americans have been expected to forgive for slavery, discrimination, Jim Crow segregation, attacks by the Ku Klux Klan and police violence. By meeting that expectation, he said, "in one sense we aid and abet those who would commit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-04/forgiveness-charleston-church
Charleston church shooting creates overall debate on Confederate symbols in South

...was formed. By Wednesday, the mayor in Memphis, Tenn. called for the grave and statue of Confederate General and Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest to be removed from a city park.The suspected gunman appears with a Confederate license...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-25/charleston-church-shooting-creates-
Hollywood's epic 'Birth of a Nation' glorified injustice

...lovingly assembled images is a story that glorified the Ku Klux Klan, demonized blacks and sealed the misconception the Reconstruction...man killed a black teen after seeing the movie. The Ku Klux Klan used the film for decades to recruit members.The NAACP...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-21/hollywoods-epic-birth-nation-glorif
Ramblin' Rhodes: Tributes, talks are focused on Elvis

...grade and living in Saluda, S.C.That's when the Saluda movie theater on the courthouse square, later to become a Ku Klux Klan gift shop and museum, had a double bill of King Creole and Jailhouse Rock.You can bet Elvis tribute artist Jeff Barnes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-11/ramblin-rhodes-tribut