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  1. The FBI found the bodies of the 1964 Freedom Summer murders with the help of a hitman who, along with an agent, beat and kidnapped a KKK member. The Klansman had a gun barrel shoved down his throat as the hitman “started cutting his dick off with a razor” until the location was revealed.

  2. A Superman radio series called 'Clan of the Fiery Cross' that exposed the secrets of the KKK and made its members feel foolish, at the same time driving recruitment to zero

  3. A black musician helped dissolve the entire KKK in Maryland by making inroads with its members and imperial wizard, collecting their robes and hoods as they resigned that life. He had befriended 25 people.

  4. In 1999, 47 black residents of a Texas town were arrested on drug charges solely on the uncorroborated word of one undercover agent who was a member of the KKK. Many were sentenced to long prison terms; some served years before release. For doing this, the officer got 10 years probation.

  5. Daryl Davis, a black musician, is credited with dismantling the entire KKK network in Maryland. He did this by befriending many members, even going so far as to serve as a pallbearer at a Klansman's funeral.

  6. The Bald Knobbers, a vigilante group from Missouri who killed and arrested members of the KKK and the Confederacy while wearing hooded horned masks at night

  7. A Catholic priest was kidnapped and castrated by KKK members, including the Gainesville mayor and police chief, at the University of Florida in 1924

  8. The FBI recruited a Mafia enforcer to use "illegal interrogation techniques" on KKK members to find the bodies of three missing civil rights workers. It worked.

  9. At University Florida in 1924, a Catholic priest was kidnapped and castrated by KKK members, including the Gainesville mayor and police chief

  10. Black musician Daryl Davis, who dissolved Maryland's KKK by befriending its members.

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Hugo Black, Supreme Court Justice for 34 years, was a member of the KKK.

In 1925 KKK membership peaked at somewhere between 3 and 6 million, meaning that at least 2.6% of the population of the united states was a member

Harry Truman was a KKK member for a short time in the 1920's

Harry Truman was once a member of the KKK

In 2006 FBI warned of KKK members in the police force

Between 1924 and 1925, 5.26% of the US population or 6 million people were members of the KKK.

I learned about the Greensboro massacre, where KKK and Nazi party members opened fire on on crowd protesting the Klan. The media filmed the massacre and aired it on national television however no one was ever convicted.

In 1965 when Viola Liuzzo, a woman from Detroit who came to Selma, Alabama to march with MLK Jr. in protest of voting discrimination, was killed by 4 members of the KKK and one of them was an FBI informant named Gary Rowe. The FBI spread lies about Viola in order to make them look better.

About the "Battle of Hayes Pond", where in 1958, fed up with recent cross burnings on their grounds, over 500 armed members of the Lumbee Tribe surrounded a KKK rally and exchanged fire with them, destroying the only light source and forcing the Klan members to flee the area.

As recently as 2010, there was a member of the United States Senate who was, at one time, a member of the KKK. He had also, as recently as 2001, used the "N" word in an interview with Fox News.

About the Battle of Hayes Pond. The KKK arrived to a planned rally only to be met with members of the Lumbee tribe of Native Americans. The tribe were subject to continued harassment from the Klan but ran them out of the area after this confrontation turned violent. - fact check

There is is only between 5,000 to 8,000 KKK members in the united states today. - fact check

Even 40 years later, communities in which the KKK was present during the civil rights era continue to exhibit higher rates of violent crime. The Klan's presence created a culture of vigilantism that weakened the legitimacy of established authorities and the bonds among community members.

D.C Stephenson, head of the Indiana KKK, began talking to reporters after being denied a pardon by the governor. The press revealed that more than half of the Indiana General Assembly were Klan members and destroyed the Klan's image. Members abandoned the organization by the tens of thousands.

Harry S. Truman was a member of the KKK before he became president - fact check

Daryl Davis, a blues musician that that has convinced over 200 members of the KKK to give up their robes. He did this by befriending them.

That, in his younger years, Hugo Black was a member of the KKK. Meanwhile, in his older years, Hugo Black became a pro-civil rights and pro-integration U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

Willie Edwards Jr. was murdered by members of the KKK. They mistook him for another man, who they believed to be dating a white woman. They forced him to jump off a bridge at gunpoint into the Alabama River.

Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, who kept a "well thumbed" copy of the Constitution in his pocket, was member of the KKK in 1920s who later fought against police mistreatment of blacks

As of 2016, there are approximately 3,000 KKK members in the US - fact check

Calvin Coolidge supported civil rights and gave government positions to African-Americans. He refused to appoint any KKK members to any position in office, and supported anti-lynching laws.

About Daryl Davis, a dark-skinned man who has converted many KKK members by simply talking to them. In total, 200 KKK members have given up their robes directly or indirectly because of him.

The iconic image of a KKK member being treated by an all-black emergency room staff is faked

KKK member, Ray Edgar Killen, was acquitted of charges related to the "Freedom Summer" murders due to a lone juror's reluctance towards convicting a preacher.

In the FPS game titled "Ethnic Cleansing", published by the American white nationalist organization, "National Alliance", you control a hooded KKK member weilding a noose shooting blacks, mexicans, and jews in a ghetto. its widely regarded as one of the most controversial games of all time.