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Ku Klux Klan rally.  The man on the left is Sam Shirah, and the man in the center is James Zeke Bond.  Both were members of SNCC.  Man on the right is unidentified.  Activities of these men was centered mostly in Alabama and Mississippi.  Date is approximate; true date unknown.


Beware of extremism in all of its forms whether it be labeled alt-right or anything else. “Not that I condone fascism; or any ism for that matter. Isms, in my opinion, are not good. A person should not believe in an ism, he should believe in himself. I quote John Lennon, ” I don’t believe in ‘Beatles’, I just believe in me. Good point there. After all, he was the Walrus. I could be the Walrus, I’d still have to bum rides off people.” – Ferris Bueller from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

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