Each has advocated extremist reactionary positions such as white nationalism , anti-immigration and—especially in later iterations— Nordicism   and anti-Catholicism. Historically, the First Klan used terrorism — both physical assault and murder — against politically active blacks and their allies in the South in the late s, until it was suppressed around All three movements have called for the "purification" of American society and all are considered right-wing extremist organizations. The first Klan flourished in the Southern United States in the late s during Reconstruction , then died out by the early s. It sought to overthrow the Republican state governments in the South, especially by using violence against African-American leaders. Each chapter was autonomous and highly secret as to membership and plans.
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Stormfront is a white nationalist ,  white supremacist ,  antisemitic , Holocaust denial ,    neo-Nazi  Internet forum , and the Web 's first major racial hate site. Stormfront began as an online bulletin board system in the early s before being established as a website in by former Ku Klux Klan leader and white supremacist Don Black. It received national attention in the United States in after being featured as the subject of a documentary, Hate. Stormfront has been the subject of controversy after being removed from French , German , and Italian Google indexes, for targeting an online Fox News poll on racial segregation , and for having political candidates as members. Its prominence has grown since the s, attracting attention from watchdog organizations that oppose racism and antisemitism. In August , Stormfront was taken offline for just over a month when its registrar seized its domain name due to complaints that it promoted hatred and that some of its members were linked to murder.
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American Experience asked sociologist and Ku Klux Klan scholar David Cunningham to provide responses to the five questions he is most frequently asked about the Klan. The author of Klansville, U. David Cunningham. Credit: Rick Friedman.
Photo composited from images via flikr users Kevin Dooley and Erick Aguirre. While hating people who don't look like you has always existed, certainly seems like it was the comeback special for racism. The Trump election, the rise of the so-called alt-right, fake news, and glowing profiles of white nationalists have all emboldened the worst people in our society to once again be proud of their shitty views. Much like what Pulp Fiction did with John Travolta in the early 90s, has thrust white nationalism back to the forefront of our collective psyche, forcing our society to—again, much like Travolta—stare continuously into its insane, twinkling, dead eyes.