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Mississippi burning case: KKK killer Edgar Ray Killen dies


Edgar Ray Killen, 92, was only jailed in 2005, 41 years after he help organise a triple murder. (BBC News - World) More More

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Linda Brown, Kansas girl at center of 1954 school segregation ruling, dies at 76 - NorthJersey.com


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Posted on 26 March 2018 | 6:36 pm | Google News

Mississippi Burning Justice: Notorious Klansman Killer Has Legs Broken In Prison 'For Being White' - Radar Online


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The imprisoned Klansman who arranged the infamous murder of three civil rights workers in 1964 Mississippi charged he was abused behind bars by African-American prison guards, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned. The allegations are detailed in ...

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Queens College alum's killer dies in prison - TimesLedger


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Goodman and Schwerner arrived in Mississippi on June 16, 1964, and after joining Chaney, an African-American, to start their civil rights work, they quickly became targets of Killen, a Baptist preacher, and several other members of the Ku Klux Klan ...

Posted on 24 January 2018 | 1:12 am | Google News

Ex-Klansman Edgar Ray Killen may be dead, but this small Mississippi town still remembers his crimes - Southern Poverty Law Center


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Ex-Klansman Edgar Ray Killen may be dead, but this small Mississippi town still remembers his crimes
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Young, 62, recalls his father in the living room of their home in Philadelphia, Mississippi, in the summer of 1964, waiting with a gun in case the Ku Klux Klan came through the front door. There was “fear, tension, evil in the air,” Young said 54 years ...

Posted on 19 January 2018 | 2:27 pm | Google News

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