The Black Klux Klan And The New Black Panther Party

857 WordsOct 2, 20154 Pages
Everybody Love Everybody Many people are aware of the largest hate groups found in the United States. Two of them being the Ku Klux Klan and the New Black Panther Party. They threaten or harm a specific population, and both cause diversity in the United States. The Black Lives Matter movement is a hate group because they threaten and harm a specific population using physical abuse and speech while causing diversity in the United States. Mark Twain once said, “Actions speak louder than words”. Although many hate groups use speech to get their point across, most will rely on inflicting physical punishment to groups of people. The Ku Klux Klan (KKK), a white supremacist hate group, has targeted both African Americans, and any Republicans who support African Americans and their rights. According to History channel’s article, Ku Klux Klan, over 400 members of the organization raided a South Carolina county prison to beat and hang eight African American inmates. Many inmates during the time of the Civil Rights Movement were innocent protesters with the aim of equality. Tom Leonard, a writer for Telegraph Media Group, states in his article, Ku Klux Klan: a violent history, that there were multiple accounts in the mid-1900s of KKK members bombing African American property and churches. In the article, Birmingham Church Bombing, we are reminded about the Ku Klux Klan committing the well-known and horrifying Birmingham Church Bombing in the mid-1960s. The only casualties
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