White Supremacy essay
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a
nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by
the content of their character"
(Martin Luther King Jr.)
Ku Klux Klan. Neo Nazis. The Aryan Nations. The American Nazi Party. What are these groups? Why they are present in a land of supposed
equality of all men? They are there because there are millions of
Americans that believe in their message of white pride. The African
American population is growing and Americans are now a mixed group of
People. Black people are white people's neighbors, doctors, and friends.
With a growing unity between the two races, why does racism continue? The
answer is simple. Racists from many years ago raise their kids in clans
and white supremacy groups and teaches them the ways of hatred.
These kids Grow up "brain-washed" that black people are their enemies and, taught by Example will continue this trend.
The Ku Klux Klan has been around since the end of the civil war. It is a roller coaster of a history. From extreme power, to rapid decline, and
slow reemergence. The clan, who is
notorious for its violence, has a relatively innocent beginning. It was
formed from some veterans from the confederate army and was first called
the Kuklos Clan which, in Greek, meant Circle Clan.
One person thought it would be a good idea to call it the "Ku Klux Klan" as a parody of the fraternity names which always had three Greek alphabet letters in it. They created the Clan to be mischievous and to do it
without anyone knowing who they were which accounts for their costumes and masks. They, like most whites,