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The Modern-Day Ku Klux Klan

Text and Photographs

Vidor, Tex., October 1998

May 15, 2011

I grew up in McComb, Miss., one of the main battlegrounds of the civil-rights struggle in this country. The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee held its first voter-registration drive there, in 1961; during the Freedom Summer of 1964, the Ku…

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