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Ku Klux Klan
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initially:  a secret society of white Southerners in the United States formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress African Americans

today:  a collection of marginalized "white supremacy" factions known for headline-grabbing demonstrations and acts of terrorism
  • One of the girls, Cindy Thompson, made a special effort to befriend me, but it turned out that what she really wanted was to recruit me for the junior Ku Klux Klan.
    p. 159.4

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