Will Trump Resurrect a Violent South? Hate groups are on the rise – Jon Jefferson / The Daily Beast

trump-violence-jpgreHate groups are on the rise. Klan membership is increasing astronomically. In Trumped-up America, are we marching back to Bloody Sunday and Bombingham?

As police shootings of blacks continue, as anti-Muslim speech and violence intensifies, and as Donald Trump surfs a wave of Alt-Right bigotry toward the White House, I can’t help flashing back to the Alabama of my childhood, half a century ago. I grew up in a small town during the heyday of George Wallace and the turbulence of the Civil Rights movement, when wholesale hatred and violence from angry whites were directed against African Americans seeking equality.

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2 Comments on "Will Trump Resurrect a Violent South? Hate groups are on the rise – Jon Jefferson / The Daily Beast"

  1. Avatar Todd Elliott Koger | October 24, 2016 at 6:55 AM |

    For those who witness the struggle (black homicide, failing schools, unemployment, poverty and substandard housing) . . . Four blacks shot in 24-hours in Pittsburgh (7 and 9-year-old baby girls) . . . Two homicides (18 and 19-year-old black boys) . . . And, Hillary Clinton leaves Pittsburgh and stands in front of a black church (Union Baptist in Durham) and tells a black congregation things are “GOOD” in black America. What black America is Hillary Clinton “talking about?”

  2. Avatar Not to be published | November 3, 2016 at 7:39 AM |

    Yes, it is already happening. AND, polls show that black voting is down. Why? We must end the era of hate beginning at the ballot box.

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