Michael Schwerner
Michael Henry Schwerner (November 6, 1939 – June 21, 1964), was one of three Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) field workers killed in Philadelphia, Mississippi, by the Ku Klux Klan in response to th...
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Viola Liuzzo
Viola Fauver Gregg Liuzzo (April 11, 1925 – March 25, 1965) was a Unitarian Universalist civil rights activist from Michigan. In March 1965 Liuzzo, then a housewife and mother of 5 with a hist...
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Medgar Evers
Medgar Wiley Evers (July 2, 1925 – June 12, 1963) was an African-American civil rights activist from Mississippi involved in efforts to overturn segregation at the University of Mississ...
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Ku Klux Klan raid (Inglewood)
Ku Klux Klan activities in Inglewood, California, were highlighted by the 1922 arrest and trial of 36 men, most of them masked, for a night-time raid on a suspected bootlegger and his family. The raid...
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David Wayne Hull
David Wayne Hull is a leader of the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, which is considered the most militant as well as the most violent Ku Klux Klan in history.Hull was indicted in March 2003 for, wi...
Jeff Berry
Jeff Berry (died May 31, 2013), former leader of the American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in Butler, Indiana, was sentenced to seven years in prison on December 4, 2001, for conspiracy to commit crim...
Judge Edward Aaron
Judge Edward Aaron (born 1923) was an African American handyman in Birmingham, Alabama who was abducted by six members of Asa Earl Carter's independent Ku Klux Klan group on Labor Day, September 2, 1...
James Chaney
James Earl "J.E." Chaney (May 30, 1943 – June 21, 1964), from Meridian, Mississippi, was one of three American civil rights workers who were murdered during Freedom Summer by members of the Ku Klux K...
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Mississippi Burning
Mississippi Burning is a 1988 American crime thriller film directed by Alan Parker and written by Chris Gerolmo. It was loosely based on the FBI investigation into the murders of three civil rights w...
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Michael Donald
Michael Donald (July 24, 1961 – March 21, 1981) was a young African-American man who was lynched in 1981 by two Ku Klux Klan members in Mobile, Alabama. The murder is sometimes referred to as t...
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Byron De La Beckwith
Byron De La Beckwith, Jr. (November 9, 1920 – January 21, 2001) was an American white supremacist and Klansman from Greenwood, Mississippi, who in 1994 was convicted of assassinating civil rights lead...
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16th Street Baptist Church bombing
The 16th Street Baptist Church bombing was an act of white supremacist terrorism which occurred at the African-American 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama on Sunday, September 15, 1963,...
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Pulaski Riot
The Pulaski Riot was a race riot that occurred in the town of Pulaski, Tennessee, in the summer of 1867. There were many external racial and societal influences but the origin of the riot appeared to ...
Vernon Dahmer
Vernon Ferdinand Dahmer, Sr. (March 10, 1908 – January 11, 1966) was an American civil rights leader and president of the Forrest County chapter of the NAACP in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Da...
Greensboro massacre
The Greensboro massacre occurred on November 3, 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Five protest marchers were shot and killed by members of the Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi Party...
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John W. Stephens
John W. Stephens (October 13, 1834 – May 21, 1870) was a state senator from North Carolina. He was assassinated by the Ku Klux Klan on May 21, 1870.
Born John Walter Stephens near Bruce's Crossroa...
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Lemuel Penn
Lt. Col. Lemuel Augustus Penn (September 19, 1915, Washington, D.C. – July 11, 1964 in Madison County, Georgia) was a decorated veteran of World War II and a United States Army Reserve officer w...
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Harriette Moore
Harriette Vyda Simms Moore (June 19, 1902 – January 3, 1952) was an African-American teacher and civil rights worker. She was the wife of Harry T. Moore, who founded the first branch of the National A...
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Mississippi Cold Case
Mississippi Cold Case is a 2007 feature documentary produced by David Ridgen of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation about the Ku Klux Klan murders of two 19-year-old young black men in southwest Mis...
Tulsa race riot
The Tulsa race riot was a large-scale, racially motivated conflict on May 31 and June 1, 1921, in which a group of white people attacked the black community of Tulsa, Oklahoma. It resulted in the Gree...
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Andrew Goodman
Andrew Goodman (November 23, 1943, – June 21, 1964) was one of three American civil rights activists murdered near Philadelphia, Mississippi, during Freedom Summer in 1964 by members of the Ku K...
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Harry T. Moore
Harry Tyson Moore (November 18, 1905 – December 25, 1951) was an African-American teacher, founder of the first branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Brev...
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United Klans of America
United Klans of America Inc. (UKA), based in Alabama, was one of the largest Ku Klux Klan organizations in the United States. Led by Robert Shelton, the UKA peaked in membership in the late 1960s and ...
James Meredith
James Howard Meredith (born June 25, 1933) is an American Civil Rights Movement figure, writer, political adviser and Air Force veteran. In 1962, he became the first African-American student admitted ...
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Madge Oberholtzer
Madge Augustine Oberholtzer (November 10, 1896–April 14, 1925) was an American schoolteacher who played a critical role in the demise of the second incarnation of the Ku Klux Klan. In March 192...
Willie Edwards
Willie Edwards, Jr. (November 13, 1932 – January 23, 1957) was a 24-year-old African American, husband and father, murdered by members of the Alabama Ku Klux Klan. He is buried at New Pleasant ...