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    Thursday, January 19, 2006

    Colorado Springs, CO

    My birthplace seems to have earned itself a singular distinction: the stupidest chapter of the Ku Klux Klan in America. And we all know that's saying something.

    About 25 years ago, Ron Stallworth was asked to lead the Ku Klux Klan chapter in Colorado Springs. Problem was, the outgoing Klan leader didn't know that Stallworth is black.
    "He asked me to take over the lead because I was a good, loyal Klansman," said Stallworth, who had been in constant phone contact with the Klan leader while leading a yearlong Colorado Springs police investigation into the Klan.


    Read the whole thing, it's interesting.

    Hat tip to Planet Grenada.

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