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Editor Steps Down from Linden Newspaper that Recently Urged a KKK Revival

An African-American woman who took over the Linden Democrat-Reporter newspaper that recently called for the Ku Klux Klan to “ride again” has stepped down. The New York Times reports that Elecia R. Dexter said she stepped down because of continuing interference from the newspaper’s owner who had published the KKK editorial. Dexter says she wanted to maintain her “integrity and…

Black Woman Replacing Alabama Editor Who Endorsed KKK

A white Alabama newspaper editor who advocated for a revival of the Ku Klux Klan is turning over control to a black woman. The Democrat-Reporter of Linden, Alabama, announced Friday that Elecia R. Dexter is taking over as the paper’s publisher and editor from Goodloe Sutton. That comes after Sutton published an editorial calling for a resurgence of the KKK….

Linden Newspaper Editorial Comes Under Fire for Supporting the KKK

The publisher and editor of The Democrat-Reporter newspaper in the Marengo County town of Linden is coming under fire for an editorial he wrote that calls for the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan as a way to clean up politics in Washington. The editorial begins with the line: “Time for the Ku Klux Klan to night ride again.”  It…