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Who Do They Think We Are? (The KKK in Abilene)

by   |  03.22.10  |  Christian, Church, Justice, Society, Worship

Mark Hamilton, PhD - Associate Dean, Associate Professor of Old Testament, ACU Graduate School of Theology

Mark Hamilton, PhD - Associate Dean, Associate Professor of Old Testament, ACU Graduate School of Theology

“What kind of a people do they think we are?” Winston Churchill asked in his speech to Congress just after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Fascist dictators, steeped in notions of blood and land, full of racial pride and therefore racial hatred, believed the democracies to be too weak to survive. They were wrong.

I thought about this line recently when I heard the news that the KKK had moved into Abilene. What kind of a people do they think we are? Why would a group that the FBI calls terrorists believe our city open to their recruiting?

Read my full Abilene Reporter News article on the KKK’s increased activity in Abilene.