Ku Klux Klan

Infiltrating the ‘BlacKkKlansman’ story

July 31, 2018

Spike Lee's latest movie "BlacKkKlansman" is based on a book by Ron Stallworth, an African-American detective who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan. At the film's New York premiere, stars John David Washington (who plays Stallworth) and Topher Grace (who takes on the role of former KKK leader David Duke) talked about channeling their real-life counterparts onscreen. (July 31)

Mississippi Museums Explore Slavery, Klan Era

December 5, 2017

Mississippi is marking its bicentennial by opening two history museums that take an unflinching look at the state’s past - complete with displays of slave chains, Ku Klux Klan robes and graphic photos of lynchings and firebombings. (Dec. 5)

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