Crimes The KKK commits many crimes such as the organization has used acts of terrorism including murder, lynching, arson, and bombing.
Hatred The KKK does what ever they can to destroy other cultures reputations. They want to get rid of races and religions including African Americans, Catholics, Jews, Native Americans, Asian Americans and many more. They are also opposed to the immigration of anyone coming to live in the United States.
Origin The Ku Klux Klan is an organization that was founded in 1866. It was formed in Tennessee, by six former Confederate officers. They formed it to get rid of people who did not believe in what they believed in. In their minds, they wanted to create the “perfect race”.
Other Facts There name comes from the Greek word “Kuklos” which means circle. The clan is lead by the Grand Wizard of the Empire. He is the secret leader who makes al of their choices. The former leader of the KKK who is now convicted of murder is Edgar Ray Killen.