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KKK leader in NC convicted on weapons charges
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/28/2012 - 1:25pm.

A Ku Klux Klan leader from North Carolina has been convicted on weapons and explosive charges related to a plot to blow up his county sheriff.

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Documents show Wilmington 10 prosecutor sought 'KKK' jury
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/12/2012 - 4:39pm.

In an extraordinary discovery, the 40-year-old case files of the prosecuting attorney in the two 1972 Wilmington Ten criminal trials not only document how he sought to impanel, according to his own written jury selection notes, mostly White “KKK” juries to guarantee convictions, but also to keep Black men from serving on both juries.

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Senate agrees to posthumous pardon for NC governor
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/12/2011 - 2:21pm.

The North Carolina Senate has agreed it wants to clear a former governor 140 years after the chamber removed him from his job when he called out the militia to quell an insurrection by the Ku Klux Klan.

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Senate to hear posthumous pardon for NC governor
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/12/2011 - 7:47am.

The North Carolina Senate is ready to consider whether to clear a Reconstruction-era governor 140 years after the chamber removed him from his job when he called out the militia to quell an insurrection by the Ku Klux Klan.

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NC governor pardon to be heard next week
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 04/08/2011 - 1:00pm.

North Carolina lawmakers will consider the pardon of a governor ousted after fighting the Ku Klux Klan during a meeting next week in the same historic building where the House impeached and the Senate convicted him.

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