Intelligence Project Director Heidi Beirich

Report: KKK Chapters Drop Steeply Despite ‘Hate Group’ Surge

An organization that tracks far-right extremists says the number of Ku Klux Klan chapters in the U.S. is plummeting as a new generation of khaki-clad racists rejects hoods and robes for a “hipper” brand of hate. The Southern Poverty Law Center said in a report Wednesday that its count of Klan groups fell from 130 in 2016 to 72 last…