Desperate times call for desperate measures.
It’s a white supremacist organisation notorious for homophobic and racist violence, including the lynchings of black people.
But the Ku Klux Klan is now looking to diversify and increase its membership to include Jews, black people, homosexuals and those of Hispanic origin with a re-branding as ‘the new Klan’.
All those wanting to join the extreme right-wing group will still have to wear the white robes, masks and conical hats and take part in rituals, according to founder John Abarr.
The move comes after the Klan organiser met with the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People.
He said: ‘I thought it was a really good organisation. I don’t feel we need to be separate.’
But Klan members have said Mr Abarr is trying to make the changes to further his own political career.
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