Tag Archives: KKK
‘Maggie’s absolute freedom, her hospitality, big floppy hats and committed heart put the art scene in Houston on the side of human rights and general soul.’ — Mimi Crossley, Houston Post By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | May … finish reading :
A tribute to Maggie, my mother
The staff of Space City!, Houston’s late ’60s-early ’70s underground newspaper. Cover photo — from the paper’s June 8, 1971, issue — by Jerry Sebesta. Image from Wikimedia Commons. Boys From Houston:Bayou city was unlikely ’60s hotbed Houston may not … finish reading Thorne Dreyer : Houston Was an Unlikely ’60s Hotbed
Flyer for “Ku Klux Klan Day,” October 24, 1923. Image from The Portal to Texas History.The hidden history of Texas Part 10: 1920-1930/1 — The rise of the Klan in Texas By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | December … finish reading Bob Feldman : The Rise of the Klan in Texas, 1920-1930
Costumed Klansmen plying their trade. Image from University of North Carolina.The true story:David Crockett and the KKK in San Antonio By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / June 23, 2010 During a bout of recent microfilm reading in … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : How Davy Crockett Really Died
Waterproof, LA. Photo from Fox 44 / Baton Rouge.Did racist coup in northern Louisiana townOverthrow Black mayor and police chief? By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / March 27, 2010 NEW ORLEANS — In Waterproof, a small northern Louisiana … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Racist Coup in Waterproof, Louisiana?
Image from The Portland Mercury.Racists coming out of the closet:Whites only basketball league ‘Would you want to go to the game and worry about a player flipping you off or attacking you in the stands or grabbing their crotch?’ — … finish reading All White Hoops : The New Public Racism
Photo from registeredmedia.com.KKK to Tea Parties:Communicating with the ignorant and angry By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / September 15, 2009 If angry outbursts and placard waving protesters against health care reform seem heated today, the idea of planned … finish reading The Righteous Mob : Like Talking to Children
Fascism in five easy steps …mature democracies turn fascist by a recognizable process, a set of five stages that may be the most important family resemblance that links all the whole motley collection of 20th Century fascisms together. By Sara … finish reading Fascist America : Are We There Yet?
James Young, left, newly elected mayor of Philadelphia, MS, celebrates with supporters. Photo by Jim Prince / AP The election of an African-American mayor in Philadelphia, Mississippi, site of infamous 1964 civil rights murders, indicates a page may have been … finish reading Philadelphia, Mississippi : Former Klan Stronghold Elects Black Mayor
The Klan recruiting in the Panhandle; Klan cop in Florida; a Klansman says ‘I’m sorry.’ (Oh… and how they shot us up in the Sixties!) By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | February 9, 2009 As if things weren’t … finish reading :
The KKK in the news today… and back in Sixties Houston.