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From KKK Activism to Cruciform Politics

Watching what’s unfolding in America today is like seeing the rerun of a bad movie. As a young, patriotic, white, churchgoing Southerner, I was alarmed by the racial, social, and political changes taking place in the 1960s. Southern governors and many local leaders were denouncing the civil-rights movement as inspired by communists. Conspiracy theories alleged... Read more

Southern Baptist Pastor Resigns following Participation in Celebration of KKK Leader

Southern Baptist Pastor Resigns following Participation in Celebration of KKK Leader A Republican state representative from Alabama has resigned from his position as a pastor on Thursday after attending the 199th birthday celebration of Confederate general and first KKK Grand Wizard, Nathan Bradford Forrest.Will Dismukes, 30, had attended the annual birthday celebration of... Read more

A Southern Baptist Pastor Has Resigned After Attending a Celebration for the Founder of the KKK | RELEVANT Magazine

Alabama State Representative Will Dismukes has said he will not resign from politics after it was revealed that he attended a celebration for Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, the founder the Ku Klux Klan. However, the Washington Post reports that he will be stepping down from leadership at the rural Alabama church where he... Read more