Ku Klux Klan

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Florida Prisons Chief: Unaware Of Any Further KKK Activity

Florida prisons’ chief Julie Jones said there is no further Ku Klux Klan activity by state prison officials, that she is aware of.

04/07/2015

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House Seeks ‘More Eyes’ On Prison System

Saying that reform must happen, a Florida House panel on Tuesday pushed forward a plan aimed at increasing oversight of the state’s troubled prison system but stopped short of endorsing an independent commission included in the Senate’s corrections overhaul.

04/07/2015

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Informant Posing As Klan Hit Man Leads To Prison Guard Bust

Officials are saying an FBI criminal informant faked pictures of a black man’s death to help build a case against three Ku Klux Klan members who worked at a Florida Prison.

04/03/2015

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Florida Prison Workers Accused Of Plotting To Kill Inmate

Three current and former prison employees were members of the Ku Klux Klan who planned to kill a former inmate who is black, according to Florida officials.

04/02/2015

Fort Lauderdale Police Seal (Source: CBS4)

Ft. Lauderdale Officers Terminated Over “Racially Biased” Video, Texts

Fort Lauderdale Police announced the termination and resignation of officers, they said, were involved in a “racially biased” video and messages.

03/20/2015

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Hate Crime Possible In Florida Church Defacing

Federal authorities are investigating a possible hate crime after three predominantly African-American Florida churches that were defaced with letters saying, “KKK.”

12/13/2014

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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