"'The Klan is for the white race; blacks do not have the same IQ as whites, and the Klan is for family and it believes in law and order. The Klan is for America first. We're sick and tired of sending billions of dollars to foreign countries who turn around, burn our embassies, take our hostages and spit in our faces.' -Bill Wilkinson, 1980"
"Assassination and riot marred New York's Memorial day yesterday when black-shirted Fascisti and white-robed Klansmen participated in the services in honor of the city's warrior dead. Two Fascisti, both war veterans, were slain in the Bronx, seven prisoners taken in the Jamaica Klan riot were behind bars in Queens, and at least 100 of the white-robed order were nursing battered heads as the toll of political passion and religious conflict. In addition, Times sq. was thrown into a wild state of excitement during the afternoon when Fascisti, armed with clubs and whips, milled furiously through the square seeking to avenge the earlier murder of their members."
"Donald Trump recently caused anger and raised fears of major social unrest by scheduling his first public campaign rally since the coronavirus pandemic broke out for 19 June, which is the date when Juneteenth is celebrated and how the day got its nickname. Trump told WSJ that neither he nor any of his staff seemed to know the meaning of the holiday before furor over Tulsa rally. Trump has told an interviewer that he was informed about the Juneteenth holiday that commemorates the ending of slavery in the US by one of his own Secret Service agents, who is black."
"Juneteenth; June 19th, 2020... on this day, Greenwood, the site of the Tulsa Massacre, in 1921, felt alive, important, and participatory rather than ignored. Dispatch by Victor Luckerson, photographs by Derico M. Green, for The New Yorker."
"In racial politics, the issues are never just black and white. The Herald sent two reporters — a white man raised in Jacksonville and an African American from Los Angeles — in a journey through the South."