He welcomed the Klan and refused to integrate schools, forging a path that would be followed by Gov. George C. Wallace.
The remains of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a slave trader and leader of the Ku Klux Klan, will be moved from Memphis to a Confederate museum 200 miles away.
Lynn Novick and Ken Burns revisit the life of Ernest Hemingway on PBS. And a documentary about a civil suit against the Ku Klux Klan airs on CNN.
The recent federal lawsuit against Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani is forcing us into a much-needed history lesson.
The civil rights group brought the suit on behalf of Representative Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, with other Democrats in Congress expected to join as plaintiffs.
When Harry H. Roger drove his pickup truck through protesters near Richmond, Va., his girlfriend’s 14-year-old son was in the vehicle with him, prosecutors said.
Kelly J. Baker is a writer and scholar of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s. She sees frightening similarities between that culture and the violence at the Capitol on Jan. 6.
Mr. Metzger, a former Klansman and the founder of the White Aryan Resistance, was one of the most influential leaders of the white power movement.
A new report found pervasive examples of racial bias — some explicit, some subtle — in New York State’s court system.
“Philip Guston Now” has become Philip Guston in 2024, after four museums postponed an artist’s show that includes Klan imagery.
Sarah Collins Rudolph lost her right eye at age 12 when a bomb went off at the 16th Street Baptist Church and killed four Black girls, including her sister.
The 1873 murders of dozens of former slaves in a flyspeck Louisiana town still reverberate.
Harry H. Rogers, who prosecutors say is an admitted K.K.K. leader, faces three additional counts of attempted malicious wounding, a felony.
The library, in Springfield, Ill., said Black community leaders who previewed it feared parts of the traveling exhibition, created 15 years ago, were outdated and lacked context.
In his latest book, Edward Ball retraces an ancestor’s involvement with the Ku Klux Klan in order to shed light on the country’s legacy of white supremacy.
Willingness to risk his life for civil rights was essential to the quest for justice.
The military should rechristen bases named for Confederates. Better options are not hard to find.
Nearly a century after the Tulsa Race Massacre, the search for the dead continues.
A petition is calling for Tennessee to replace statues and memorials of Confederate generals with the trailblazing performer.
It is an everyday struggle to neither fall into despair nor explode in anger.
Harry H. Rogers drove into a group of demonstrators near Richmond, Va., on Sunday, the authorities said. The county prosecutor called him “an admitted leader of the Ku Klux Klan.”
It is time to rename bases for American heroes — not racist traitors.