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I Had to Leave My Home Because of the KKK

One Black activist’s modern-day nightmare

Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members during a rally on August 31, 2019. Photo: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

InIn July of last year, the Ku Klux Klan had a parade up the street from my house in Hanover County, Virginia. They marched for at least an hour and a half, 10 to 15 White males walking around in white hoods, carrying banners and signs promoting their hate. Some of them wore Klan T-shirts, fatigues, and shades and were armed…

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