Sherlock recibe a un joven, John Openshaw, que quiere contratar sus servicios para ayudarle a resolver un caso familiar, que parece tener que ver con una carta en la que venían 5 semillas de naranja y un papel con las letras KKK. Unos días después de recibir la carta la polocía ha encontrado un hombre muerto en un estanque. Al no haber pruebas de lo contrario el veredicto fue de suicidio cerrándose el caso.
In The Five Orange Pips, a young Sussex gentleman named John Openshaw tells the strange story of his uncle Elias Openshaw, who came back to England after living in the United States as a planter in Florida and serving as a colonel in the Confederate Army. His uncle begins receiving threatening letters inscribed "KKK" and including five orange pips. He is killed shortly thereafter.
From the illustrious George Washington and the infamous J. Edgar Hoover to brilliant imaginer Walt Disney and bad boy of baseball Ty Cobb, Freemasons have influenced every aspect of American life. Yet this secret society remains as controversial and mysterious as ever. In this book, you'll learn the truth about: The power and meaning behind the symbols, rites, and ritualsAlleged connections with Jack the Ripper, the KKK, and the Holy GrailFreemasons vs.
A story of a family in the post-Civil War Reconstruction era, during which many feared that the freed slaves would take the few jobs available, elucidates the climate of despair and fear that gave rise to a group known today as the KKK.
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In the early 1920's in Lima, Ohio, John MacDonald Adair hides his speakeasy from the law, and his mixed heritage from the KKK, mingling with the rich, piling up the cash and taking his pleasure within the ranks of the flappers who patronize his speak. Lilly Townsend is a serious, modern woman, a suffragette and temperance advocate with nothing to hide and no patience for the frivolity of the times.
By legitimizing bigotry and redefining so-called American values, a revived Klan in the 1920s left a toxic legacy that demands reexamination today. Boasting 4 to 6 million members, the reassembled Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s dramatically challenged our preconceptions of hooded Klansmen, who through violence and lynching had established a Jim Crow racial hierarchy in the 1870s South.
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Everything you need to know about the bloody history of the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama, from its inception in 1866 to its current abominations, is here. During Reconstruction, the KKK "redeemed" the state for white, one-party rule, then disbanded. In 1915, it reappeared as a fraternal order and political vehicle. What started out as a small group of drunken Confederate veterans on horseback harassing freed slaves became a vast network of violent, power-hungry racists.
It is 1908 when white master, Robert Fox, and his Negro servant, Wilma, welcome their daughter, Millie, into the world. Five years later, Robert and Wilma set a wedding date. But the night before the celebration, the KKK races down the hill to the plantation where they place a noose around Wilma's neck. With moments to spare, Robert sends Millie down an underground tunnel to seek refuge with his cousin in Texas.
A historical chronicle examines the Reconstruction era, covering such topics as the impeachment of Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant's efforts to quash a rising KKK, and Rutherford B. Hayes' agreement to remove troops from the South.
After a priest invites a black army sergeant to stand at attention in his church on Memorial Sunday, his whole congregation walks out. His life becomes a nightmare as the KKK burns a cross on his lawn, destroys his family vehicles, and kidnaps his daughter, who manages to escape. Tom Lackey, the Kleage, recruiter for the KKK, is asked by the Dragon in Jonesboro, Arkansas, to return to the town and recruit more members.
From the illustrious George Washington and the infamous J. Edgar Hoover to brilliant imaginer Walt Disney and bad boy of baseball Ty Cobb, Freemasons have influenced every aspect of American life. Yet this secret society remains as controversial and mysterious as ever. In this book, you'll learn the truth about: ● The power and meaning behind the symbols, rites, and rituals ● Alleged connections with Jack the Ripper, the KKK, and the Holy Grail ● Freemasons vs.
This program is read by the author. The extraordinary true story and basis for the major motion picture BlacKkKlansman, written and directed by Spike Lee, produced by Jordan Peele, and starring John David Washington and Adam Driver. When detective Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department, comes across a classified ad in the local paper asking for all those interested in joining the Ku Klux Klan to contact a P.
The dark story of the shocking resurgence of white supremacist and nationalist groups and their path to political powerSix years ago, when Vegas Tenold began reporting from the inner circle of three white power groups in America-the KKK, the National Socialist Movement, and the Traditionalist Workers Party-he found himself in the midst of small, disorganized groups operating well outside the mainstream.
Have a sample taste, Then come inside for the real meal. THE NEW KKK Kids killing kids, Killing not knowing the meaning of life, Kreating strife with a gun or a knife. RIVER OF JORDAN. No one flew to the rim like him, Curled straight hair way he flew thru the air. I HAVE A DREAM The dream of how I'll be judged, Really I don't care, I'm not ashamed of my hair.
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I was living when all the events happen in this book. It never focus on me where the battle ground were fought for Voter Rights. However, one was Mississippi. I salute the brave individuals who challenged the racist segregated system and the terror of the Klu Klux Klan, who had them oppressed. The struggle they had to overcome against all odds was a miracle from God.
National Book Award finalist Ivan Doig writes about Big Sky country with raw authenticity. Set during the 1920s, Prairie Nocturne finds Susan Duff, the young songbird from Doig's Dancing at the Rascal Fair, now a middle-aged singing coach living in Helena. When her old flame Wes Williamson asks her to mentor his black chauffeur, Monty, she agrees. But racial tensions erupt when Susan's private lessons with Monty attract the attention of the KKK.
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles comes the second novel in his Natchez Burning trilogy-which also includes Natchez Burning and the upcoming Mississippi Blood-an epic trilogy of blood and race, family and justice, featuring Southern lawyer Penn Cage. Former prosecutor Penn Cage and his fiancée, reporter and publisher Caitlin Masters, have barely escaped with their lives after being attacked by wealthy businessman Brody Royal and his Double Eagles, a KKK sect with ties to some of Mississippi's most powerful men.
Established in 1866, the Ku Klux Klan still remains one of Americaâ s most secretive organizations. New York photojournalist Anthony Karen first transcended that secrecy several years ago when he got the opportunity to photograph a KKK cross-lighting ceremony. Since then, Karen has been documenting Klan organizations throughout the country. In The Invisible Empire: Ku Klux Klan, those photographs are compiled to form an absorbing document of one of the most notorious groups in history.
Gospel According To The Klan: The Kkk's Appeal To Protestant America 1915-1930
Examines the life stories and perspectives about freedom of four figures depicted in an infamous Reconstruction-era political cartoon: KKK boss Ryland Randolph, University of Alabama president Reverend Arad S. Lakin, Alabama's superintendent of education Dr. Noah B. Cloud and Shandy Jones, a politically active local man of color.
From a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, the powerful story of how a prominent white supremacist changed his heart and mindDerek Black grew up at the epicenter of white nationalism. His father founded Stormfront, the largest racist community on the Internet. His godfather, David Duke, was a KKK Grand Wizard. By the time Derek turned nineteen, he had become an elected politician with his own daily radio show - already regarded as the "the leading light" of the burgeoning white nationalist movement.
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"This monumental reference work is a comprehensive guide to the Ku Klux Klan. It begins with a brief history of the KKK, from antebellum predecessors to the present day. Appendices provide a KKK timeline and reproductions of several key Klan documents"-Provided by publisher.