KKK, NAACP shake hands in Wyo.

A burning cross and men in white pointed hoods. Since its “rebirth” in 1915, the Ku Klux Klan’s (KKK) strong sentiments against blacks, is part of American history. Formed in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

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Deep South states reject black president

Before Election Day, there was widespread suspicion that enough white voters would balk at voting for an African-American candidate for president that the polls would be proved wrong.

It didn’t turn out that way.

Barack Obama won a convincing popular … Read the rest

America’s racial divide grows

In 2008, minority voters turned out in record numbers, propelling Barack Obama to the White House. Similar results fueled his second-term victory on Tuesday. A 2-percentage-point increase in nonwhite votes—to 28 percent—sealed Obama’s reelection, and data seem to indicate minority … Read the rest