Jim Brown Audio Player
The tragedy in Charlottesville Virginia last week raises the profile of hate groups likes the Ku Klux Klan. Louisiana had been a hot bed of Klan activity back in the 50s and 60s, and many Americans are well aware that one of the top national Klansman, David Duke, came from Louisiana. He was so popular down in this part of the country back in the early 90s that he was elected as a state representative, and garnered a majority of the white vote in a race for governor. In my column this week, I look back on my own experiences with Ku Klux Klan activities. The local Klan members were pretty active in trying to keep me out of politics. You can read the column now by Clicking Here or by hitting the Red Flashing Box above.