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Catholic priest who burned cross on couple's yard in 1977 comes forward
Philip Butler recalled on Wednesday that he was home watching television on the night 20 years ago when a flaming cross was staked outside his front door. "This was the last day of the movie Roots ," Butler recounted to the press about the evening he was spending inside his newly purchased house in
June 22, 1992: Supreme Court makes controversial ruling in the case of R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul
Burning crosses inside the fenced yard of a black family is "protected speech" under the First Amendment, according to the Supreme Court.
73-Year-Old Alleged Gunman Who Killed 3 at Kansas JCC Appeared in Court Via Video Feed
Frazier Glenn Cross, aka Glenn Miller, is a reputed anti-Semite and former Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan.
Grayson Ratchets Up Tea Party-KKK Flap Saying 'The Truth Hurts'
Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., is defying criticism from Republicans and fellow Democrats for comparing the Tea Party to the KKK, saying he is “calling them out on their hate” and that it “needs to be done.” Grayson ramped up his attack on the Tea Party...
Top Dem Rebukes Rep. Grayson Over Tea Party-KKK Comparison
An outspoken and often controversial Democratic congressman drew a rebuke from a fellow Democrat today for comparing the Tea Party to the KKK. Rep. Steve Israel, the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said he disagrees with Rep. Alan Grayson’s recent comments about the...
The Note's Must-Reads for Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Amanda VanAllen, Will Cantine and Carrie Halperin TEA PARTY ABC News’...
Florida Congressman Compares Tea Party to Ku Klux Klan
What’s the ‘T’ in tea party stand for? For Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., it represents a Ku Klux Klan’s burning cross. Grayson’s 2014 re-election campaign sent out fundraising email today that compared the tea party movement to the KKK, titled, “The Tea Party: No More...
Inside the New Ku Klux Klan
special report, a rare look inside the secret world of the kkk. For those of you who think burning crosses and hooded rallies are relative of the civil rights era, think again. Hate groups in america have doubled in the past decade and it may surprise you who is among their ranks and what their
Miss. Grand Wizard Heralds Rise of New KKK , Calls for Segregation
In a forest grove not far from the nation's capital, several dozen men and women gather. As the light fades, they enact a ritual over a century old but as fresh and searing as the flame they ignite. A cross, on fire. Watch the full story on "Nightline" tonight at 11:35 ET They call themselves "the