The day the Klan messed with the wrong people

“You saw those cars coming, and you knew who those men were. They wanted you to see them. They wanted you to be afraid of them.”  – Lillie McKoy, former mayor of Maxton talking about the KKK By the mid-1950’s the Civil Rights Movement was gaining momentum and the KKK decided they had to fight back. Their campaign of terrorism swept through many of the southern states, but largely fell flat in North Carolina.

via The day the Klan messed with the wrong people.

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