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Ku Klux Klan

Guest opinion: Montanans must again say 'no' to hatred

These last two weeks Americans have watched Ferguson, Mo., with sadness and dismay. Can’t we do any better than this? Haven’t we moved beyond racial profiling and violent response?

August 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Supremacists' fliers appear in Havre neighborhoods

HAVRE — Leaflets purportedly from white supremacists promoting a neighborhood watch group appeared outside homes in Havre neighborhoods, including one where many Native Americans live, residents said.

August 18, 2014 5:11 pmLoading…

NAACP meeting with Ku Klux Klan draws wide response

CASPER, Wyo. — A private — and likely first — meeting between the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Ku Klux Klan in a small Casper hotel meeting room Saturday night grabbed the world’s attention.

September 06, 2013 8:30 amLoading…
Wyoming meeting with KKK didn't have approval of NAACP higher-ups

Wyoming meeting with KKK didn't have approval of NAACP higher-ups

CASPER, Wyo. — A Saturday meeting between leaders of the Casper branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and a Ku Klux Klan organizer didn’t have the approval of higher-ups in the civil rights organization.

September 04, 2013 8:30 amLoading…
In possible first and under heavy security, KKK and NAACP meet in Wyoming

In possible first and under heavy security, KKK and NAACP meet in Wyoming

They didn’t think he would come. He was a Ku Klux Klan organizer, after all, and they were local leaders of the NAACP, historic enemies.

September 02, 2013 9:30 amLoading…

In Gillette, hate crime concerns linked to depressed coal market

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Last semester, Kiela Garner, a Gillette College freshman and member of the school basketball team from Chicago, was shooting hoops with a friend at the Campbell County Recreation Center when a man asked them to play on a different court.

April 13, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…

KKK fliers left in 2 Gillette subdivisions

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Some residents in Gillette found more than a Sunday newspaper in front of their homes this weekend.

October 22, 2012 10:22 pmLoading…

Montana lawmakers receive newsletter from supremacist group urging 'white homeland'

HELENA — Montana state legislators this week received a newsletter from a white supremacist group tied to the Ku Klux Klan that wants to turn the Northwest into "the future homeland of the white race from people all over the world."

March 01, 2012 6:49 pmLoading…

Abarr, GOP House candidate with ties to KKK, drops out of race

HELENA -- A candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat with ties to the Ku Klux Klan says he is dropping out of the race because he didn't have enough support.

October 05, 2011 11:04 amLoading…

Total of 54 active hate groups in Northwest

SPOKANE — The Southern Poverty Law Center identified a total of 54 hate groups operating in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana in 2010.

June 22, 2011 5:00 pmLoading…

Montana candidate with KKK ties running for Congress

HELENA - A former organizer for the Ku Klux Klan said Wednesday he is running as a Republican for Montana's U.S. House seat because he believes people will back him as part of a backlash to the nation's first black president.

June 01, 2011 11:12 amLoading…

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