Black Klansman

Black Klansman

Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of A Lifetime

Book - 2018
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Relates how African American detective Ron Stallworth went undercover to investigate the Ku Klux Klan in Colorado Springs in 1978, describing how he disrupted Klan activities and exposed white supremacists in the military during the months-long investigation.
1978, Colorado Springs. African American detective Ron Stallworth came across a classified ad in the local paper asking for all those interested in joining the Ku Klux Klan to contact a P.O. box. He responded, expecting to learn about a growing threat to his community. Instead, he was recruited by phone to join the Klan. Stallworth recruited his partner to play the 'white' Ron Stallworth, while conducting all subsequent phone conversations himself. A searing portrait of a divided America-- and the extraordinary heroes who dare to fight back.
Publisher: New York :, Flatiron Books,, 2018
Edition: First Flatiron Books paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781250299055
Characteristics: 191 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm


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