Divided community? Descendants of those named in the official UNC transcripts of these riots would like to see the full list of names responsible.
Barefoot Case Shows KKK Still Alive In Areas Of N.C.
"The roots of the Ku Klux Klan run deep in the south. Formed in Tennessee after the Civil War, the roots spread throughout the southeast.
"Its purpose was to prevent blacks from voting or running for office and to throw the Republican Party out of power," said Harry Watson, a UNC History professor who runs the Center for the Study of the American South."
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