Emblem of hate!

Emblem of hate!

59---- In the hood: two members of the Ku Klux Klan, c.1870. The KKK was founded on 24 Dec 1865.

59---- In the hood: two members of the Ku Klux Klan, c.1870. The KKK was founded on 24 Dec 1865.

On Decembe 24, 1866 the Ku Klux Klan was formed as a social club by a group of ex-Confederate sodiers in Pulaski TN. In the summer of 1867, local branches of the Klan met in a general organizing convention and established what they called an "Invisible Empire of the South." Leading Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest was chosen as the first leader, or "grand wizard," of the Klan; he presided over a hierarchy of grand dragons, grand titans and grand cyclopses. #TodayInBlackHistory

On Decembe 24, 1866 the Ku Klux Klan was formed as a social club by a group of ex-Confederate sodiers in Pulaski TN. In the summer of 1867, local branches of the Klan met in a general organizing convention and established what they called an "Invisible Empire of the South." Leading Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest was chosen as the first leader, or "grand wizard," of the Klan; he presided over a hierarchy of grand dragons, grand titans and grand cyclopses. #TodayInBlackHistory

‘You can sleep tonight knowing the Klan is awake.’ Fliers like these are showing…

‘You can sleep tonight knowing the Klan is awake.’ Fliers like these are showing up on lawns across the U.S.

‘You can sleep tonight knowing the Klan is awake.’ Fliers like these are showing…

Official Ku Klux Klan Robe Catalog  Prices range from $5 for your basic Klansman robe, to $40 for a Grand Dragon get-up. From 1925.

Your Official Ku Klux Klan Robe Catalog

Official Ku Klux Klan Robe Catalog Prices range from $5 for your basic Klansman robe, to $40 for a Grand Dragon get-up. From 1925.

z- Ku Klux Klan  (The burning of a cross was originally a Scottish Declaration that a Highland clan had armed and gathered on a hill- from which it would not retreat (only win or die)- it was not religious, had nothing to do with Christ's Cross...  The KKK's use was a corruption of this...)

z- Ku Klux Klan (The burning of a cross was originally a Scottish Declaration that a Highland clan had armed and gathered on a hill- from which it would not retreat (only win or die)- it was not religious, had nothing to do with Christ's Cross... The KKK's use was a corruption of this...)

Actual Ku Klux Klan clothes catalog from 1925.

Actual Ku Klux Klan clothes catalog from 1925.

Catalogue of Offical Robes and Banners by the Ku Klux Klan - Retronaut

Catalogue of Offical Robes and Banners by the Ku Klux Klan - Retronaut

Official Ku Klux Klan Robe Catalog  Prices range from $5 for your basic Klansman robe, to $40 for a Grand Dragon get-up. From 1925.

Your Official Ku Klux Klan Robe Catalog

Official Ku Klux Klan Robe Catalog Prices range from $5 for your basic Klansman robe, to $40 for a Grand Dragon get-up. From 1925.

A Ku Klux Klan meeting in Gainesville, Florida, Dec. 31, 1922

A Ku Klux Klan meeting in Gainesville, Florida, Dec. 31, 1922

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