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Behind the Police: The History of American Police and the Ku Klux Klan

Behind the Police: The History of American Police and the Ku Klux Klan

For years protesters have chanted that the 'cops and klan go hand in hand'. Today, we discuss the very real history behind that, and how it influenced the birth of American policing. FOOTNOTES: KKK in the PD The Red Summer of 1919, Explained At least 2,000 more black people were lynched by white mobs than previously reported, new research finds Extremist cops: how US law enforcement is failing to police itself Yesterday’s Ku Klux Klan members are today’s police officers, councilwoman says The FBI’s Secret Rules Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan during Reconstruction The US government destroyed the Ku Klux Klan once. It could do so again Constituting whiteness: The National Horse Thief Detective Association and racial mores in Indiana, 1850–1930 When Watchmen were Klansmen The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration: 1 hr 34 min

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