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Ku Klux Klan

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On the Web: Articles

Blee, Kathleen M. "Women in the 1920s Ku Klux Klan movement," Feminist Studies 16 (1990).

Gibson, James L. "Homosexuals & the Ku Klux Klan: a contextual analysis of political tolerance," Western Political Quarterly 40,3 (9/87).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Stormfront. KKK site.

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bermanzohn, Sally Avery. Through Survivors' Eyes: From the Sixties to the Greensboro Massacre (Nashville: Vanderbilt U., 2003).

Blee, Kathleen M. Inside Organized Racism. Women in the Hate Movement (Berkeley: U. California, 2002).

Hendrickson, Paul. Sons of Mississippi: A Story of Race & Its Legacy (NY: Knopf, 2003).

Jenkins, Philip. Hoods & Shirts. The Extreme Right in Pennsylvania, 1925-1950 (Chapel Hill: U. North Carolina, 1997).

Katz, William Loren. The Invisible Empire: The Ku Klux Klan Impact on History (Washington: Open Hand, 1986).

Kennedy, Stetson. Southern Exposure (NY: Doubleday, 1946).

__________. The Klan Unmasked [1954] (Boca Raton: Florida Atlantic U., 1990).

MacLean, Nancy. Behind the Mask of Chivalry: The Making of the Second Ku Klux Klan (NY: Oxford, 1994).

Mars, Florence. Witness in Philadelphia (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U., 1977).

Moore, Leonard J. Citizen Klansmen. The Ku Klux Klan in Indiana, 1921-28 (Chapel Hill: U. North Carolina, 1997.

Ortiz, Paul. Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing & White Violence in Florida from Reconstruction to the Bloody Election of 1920 (Berkeley: U. of California, 2005).

Phillips, John W. Sign of the Cross: The Prosecutor's True Story of a Landmark Trial Against the Klan (Louisville KU: Westminster John Knox, 2000).

Ridgway, James. Blood in the Face: The Ku Klux Klan, Aryan Nations, Nazi Skinheads & the Rise of a New White Culture [1990] (rev. ed.; NY: Thunder's Mouth, 1995).

Sims, Patsy. The Klan (rev. ed. Lexington; U. Kentucky, 1996).

Southern Poverty Law Center. Ku Klux Klan: A History of Racism & Violence (Montgomery AL: Klanwatch, 1997).

Wade, Wyn Craig. The Fiery Cross: The Ku Klux Klan in America (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1986).

In the Library: Fiction

Black, Wndy. Deception of Color: The New Generation (Pittsburgh: Dorrance, 1999).

Brown, Irene Bennett. Morning Glory Afternoon (NY: Atheneum, 1981).

Dixon, Thomas. The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan [1905] (Lexington KY: U. of Kentucky, 1970). Inspiration for Griffiths' "The Birth of a Nation."

Grisham, John. The Chamber (

Wilhelm, Kate. Skeletons (NY: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2002).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Birth of a Nation" [1915], dir. D.W. Griffith,

"The Chamber" [1997], dir. James Foley, ?m. In video stores.

"Hate Crime" [2003], by Marc Shaffer, 56m. From Films for the Humanities & Sciences. Communities dealing with hate crimes in South Carolina & Southern California.

"The Klan: A Legacy of Hate in America" [1989], by Guggenheim Productions, 30m. From Films Incorporated Video.

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