Kross Out: the Sequel

Christmas in Cincinnati is haunted by the Ghost of Hatred Present

FIRST IT WAS UP. THEN IT WAS DOWN. THEN UP, then down. Up again, down again. Then up one last time before Cincinnati was finally rid of the specter of a cross raised by the Ku Klux Klan. The hate group's permit to display the cross finally expired a day before New Year's Eve. For nine days the cross inspired a festival of civil disobedience. Four times the Klan put it up, and three times protesters knocked it down. The list of those arrested for anti-Klan actions included seven whites and six blacks. Ironically, the Klan was backed by a federal...

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