Although the modern Ku Klux Klan, or KKK, is not the same group that terrorized African – Americans in the late 1800s and early 1900s, they still have the same basic goals and ideas.There are many local and regional KKK groups such as the Oregon Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and the New Order Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan is the national and largest organization, but the only one seeking a political agenda.They are the group that claims they are keeping alive the spirit and ideas of the original Klansmen. The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, or the KKKK, was formed in Louisiana in 1956.
They have had many national directors, or Grand Wizards that led the group.Thefirst Grand Wizard of the KKKK was former Louisiana State representative David Duke.Another notable Grand Dragon was Tom Metzger, who now heads a White supremacy group called the White Aryan Resistance.Today, the Grand Dragon of the KKKK is Pastor Thomas Robb.
The KKKK claims that they are not racist, but rather they are “racialist.”This means that they do not necessarily hate any one particular race based on skin color, but they love the White race and have “White pride.”Most of their ideas are centered on this concept.
Therefore, thefirst and foremost thing that the KKKK stands for is the White Race.They say that the White Race is the “irreplaceable hub of our Nation, our Christian faith, and the high levels of Western culture and technology” (“Intro to the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan”).The KKKK believes that the only way to achieve their goals is to have a United States with all White people living in it, and there should be absolutely no integration. Another thing that the KKKK stands for is “Americafirst.”This means that they think the interests of the United States should be put before those of any other nation.
It is basically a policy of protectionism because the KKKK also does not want any foreign influen…