06-08-2012, 08:53 PM
This, from PBS of all places:
After only a year as Grand Wizard, in January 1869, faced with an ungovernable membership employing methods that seemed increasingly counterproductive, Forrest issued KKK General Order Number One: "It is therefore ordered and decreed, that the masks and costumes of this Order be entirely abolished and destroyed."
In 1875, shortly before his death, he advocated for the admission of blacks into law school — and he lived to fully renounce his involvement with the Klan.The poster formerly known as chuck58 on the old board.
06-08-2012, 10:14 PM
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