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Ku Klux Klan

A cross is seen on the hand of a member of the Fraternal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, while participating in the 11th Annual Nathan Bedford Forrest Birthday march July 11, 2009 in Pulaski, Tennessee. With a poor economy and the first African-American president in office, there has been a rise in extremist activity in many parts of America. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center in 2008 the number of hate groups rose to 926, up 4 percent from 2007, and 54 percent since 2000. (Source: Spencer Platt )

Wife: Officer Joined KKK Undercover

The ex-wife of a Florida police officer says she and her ex-husband joined the Ku Klux Klan to investigate whether another officer was part of the group.

07/15/2014

Civil rights attorney John de Leon.  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: KKK Flag Flap

Jim talks civil rights with a local attorney after emotions rise and tempers flare in a South Florida neighborhood, because one resident decides to fly a KKK flag outside on his property.

CBS4–03/10/2014

Palm Beach County Man Flies KKK Flag, Puts Up "Members Wanted" Sign (Source: CBS4)

Neighbor Outrage Prompts Man To Remove Klan Flag From Home

The KKK flag, infuriating some neighbors as it flapped in the wind outside of a West Boca Raton home, was taken down Wednesday night.

03/05/2014

Palm Beach County Man Flies KKK Flag, Puts Up "Members Wanted" Sign (Source: CBS4)

Palm Beach County Man Flies KKK Flag, Puts Up “Members Wanted” Sign

A Palm Beach County man appears to be recruiting for the Ku Klux Klan with a KKK flag, noose and “Members Wanted” sign prominently displayed in the front yard of his trailer home.

03/04/2014

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ADL Report Targets Hate Groups In Florida

Florida has a reputation of being a welcoming, tourist destination. But according to the Anti-Defamation League, there’s a dark side of the Sunshine State full of hate groups.

CBS4–06/14/2011