There should be no surprise that the possibility of an African American president would encourage membership in groups like the KKK that are blatantly anti-African American (anti-African, Jew, Gay, Catholic, Asian…etc. You know, haters in general.) The media has done some “research” on the trend. Take a look…
Racist groups may exaggerate their reach
Kansas City Star
Never trust a Klansman to give accurate membership numbers.
So recent reports that Web-based hate group activities are up dramatically because of Barack Obama’s presidential run may not be the whole story.
Unfortunately, the Internet has given hate groups a convenient outlet to spread their vile attitudes. And no doubt the idea of the first black president has riled some mostly anonymous racists. Continue reading