Ku Klux Klan: What Do They Believe?

Ku Klux Klan
The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) is still present in America today. Although America as a whole has made strides towards greater racial freedom, seeds of racism and white supremacy still remain in parts of the nation. Just this past Sunday, members of the Ku Klux Klan dispersed bags of paper candy with handouts telling people to join the KKK and save America as a response to the increased illegal Central American immigrants coming to the U.S. borders. Which raises the question–what is the Ku Klux Klan and what do they believe?

The KKK was formed in 1866 as a form of white southern resistance against what they perceived as encroaching African-American rights. In the 1920s, the group grew to have over 4 million members. At that time, anti black sentiments were predominant and were viewed as a threat to white rights. As a response to this perceived danger, the Ku Klux Klan often took violent means to express their dissatisfaction, resulting in numerous killings, lynchings, and hate crimes against African-Americans. Today, members of the KKK still exist in 41 different countries and is estimated to have around 5,000 to 8,000 members. Violence has much subsided from the past since its original conception, yet members still hold firm to the belief of white supremacy.

The KKK’s exclusivity causes them to have a very strict worldview. A review of the group’s website reveals that their view of themselves and their actions is radically different from how the public perceives them. How do the Ku Klux Klan view themselves and what do they believe?

The KKK’s core belief is to restore America back to being a white, Christian nation free from drugs, homosexuality, immigration, and race-mixing, which the group attributes to the country’s downfall. Extreme pride comes at the forefront of their ideology. On their website, they claim to be proud of their race, history, and traditions. They refer to the acts that the KKK did in the past as accomplishments, and believe they are, in essence, building a better society for everyone to live in.

The KKK page immediately begins by trying to dispel lies told about them through the “liberal news media.” One of the first things they claim is that they are not a group of hate but of love—love for their country and their people.

Furthermore, they claim that they are not evil, but that are trying to fight against the problems and the perceived evils of America–drugs, race-mixing, immigration, and homosexuality. They are, therefore, vehemently against anything that would destroy their race and nation. Moreover, they have come to adopt a savior mentality. The KKK believes that their version of America and Christianity is what will save the country from its impending downfall. This “fight” is often translated into racist acts against people who are not of like-mind and mission with them.

At the core of who they are and what they believe, the Ku Klux Klan view themselves and their mission as essentially good. This is the reality that they live in. However, their intense pride and love for their own people has caused an extreme exclusion of other people who do not fit into their mold of a white, American Christian. What people believe in–whether right or wrong–is what causes them to engage in certain actions, as displayed by the KKK in America’s history.

By Joyce Chu

Sources:
KKK Knights
Business Insider
Fox News
History Channel

32 Responses to "Ku Klux Klan: What Do They Believe?"

  1. Ana Alvarado   September 28, 2016 at 12:32 pm

    This is nuts they are Hispanics that are as much american citizens as you are and you could also walked around their neighborhood as is safe.just as safe as any Arian neighborhood.

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  2. Bob Ale   May 26, 2016 at 11:50 am

    The Klan today is not what you’re seeing in all media. They only show you the most ignorant displays…..and having stated that, where can a white person go today without being sneered at because he or she is white? Schools of higher learning are teaching militant social indoctrination as a way to “level” the playing field against anything white. From Hollywood to Main Street America, white people are accused of possessing an unseen white privilege. One wonders what explains the poverty of white Americans, who’s sheer numbers outnumber the entire black American population. Our government is giving away the country to illegal aliens who game our social system, along with the countless black Americans who can recite by heart the free housing programs, the welfare programs and the disability programs like a lawyer. Why is it that when you walk through a courthouse it looks like a family reunion of black families (all cousins) who dress for court in their best athletic wear? Why is it they always see who can out yell the other one whether in the courthouse or the mall? And don’t dare accidentally step in front of a black or a Mexican American for fear of violent reprisal. The liberal media is very good at painting the picture any way they choose and they do a great job of it. All they have to do is report the crime statistics anywhere in America and the thing speaks for itself. The Klan that Miss Chu describes is not the Klan I know. The real Klan is never in the news and never has been. The hate groups who call themselves Ku Klux Klan are full of it and full of themselves. The Klan I know is about unity of the White American…not about the hate that the liberal media blames it for. If Miss Chu is looking for hate, she should try walking through an Hispanic neighborhood or a black “hood” and see how she’s treated. Or better yet, follow a young white male or female through same and just watch how they’re treated. I don’t even want to get started on the muslim neighborhoods in Pontiac, Michigan and elsewhere. God bless us all and good luck.

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    • Ted   May 11, 2016 at 2:21 pm

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    • Ted Bundy   May 11, 2016 at 2:24 pm

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  5. Jennn   February 26, 2016 at 8:32 am

    Caitlin, Asia is the worlds ;largest continent. The common misconception, especially amongst Americans, is that Asia is comprised of China, Japan and Korea, because we call them Asians. Here is a list of all countries in Asia:
    Afghanistan
    Armenia
    Azerbaijan

    Bahrain
    Bangladesh
    Bhutan
    Brunei

    Cambodia
    China
    Cyprus

    Georgia

    India
    Indonesia
    Iran
    Iraq
    Israel

    Japan
    Jordan

    Kazakhstan
    Kuwait
    Kyrgyzstan

    Laos
    Lebanon

    Malaysia
    Maldives
    Mongolia
    Myanmar (Burma)

    Nepal
    North Korea

    Oman
    P
    Pakistan
    Palestine
    Philippines

    Qatar

    Russia (77% or Russia is in Asia)

    Saudi Arabia
    Singapore
    South Korea
    Sri Lanka
    Syria

    Taiwan
    Tajikistan
    Thailand
    Timor-Leste
    Turkey
    Turkmenistan

    United Arab Emirates
    Uzbekistan

    Vietnam

    Yemen

    So,as you can see, Israel is in Asia.

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  6. Ben   December 21, 2015 at 12:54 am

    Actually, the Middle East is part of Asia

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  7. thegreatmoxie   July 21, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    Being Christian is one of their core beliefs and yet Jesus is technically Asian. Maybe they should start their own religion

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    • Caitlin   November 8, 2015 at 3:03 am

      Jesus is actually Middle Eastern. Jesus was born in Jerusalem which is in Israel and is a Middle Eastern country. Not Asian.

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  8. ayla   July 13, 2015 at 1:20 am

    But why? America never belonged to the whites anyway, the ones who should be making this kick all the foreigners out of our country group should have been the native Americans. Two faced much.

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  9. Memes Ghee   June 24, 2015 at 8:52 pm

    Nice meme 🙂

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  10. king kic back   June 22, 2015 at 5:35 pm

    kk is just a meme lmao

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  11. king kic back   June 22, 2015 at 5:34 pm

    kig bek bruthaaa

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  12. cesar   March 19, 2015 at 10:48 am

    roborrt is in the ccc

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  13. robort   March 19, 2015 at 10:42 am

    cesar is dumb

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  14. dylan combs   February 8, 2015 at 2:17 pm

    Well, there are alot of anti-whitey movements too, the funny thing about those movements though is that no one seems to ever mention them. I’ve also noticed that some of those black supremacy groups are just as radical about killing us white folk.

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  15. sarah's a betch   February 3, 2015 at 2:02 am

    your a waste of oxygen sarah go kill yourself

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  16. Hannah Ahole   February 3, 2015 at 2:02 am

    hello everyone

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  17. my name is jeff   February 3, 2015 at 1:58 am

    My friend is black sarah

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  18. Ham   January 27, 2015 at 8:07 pm

    So just rasicts?

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  19. Sarah   November 9, 2014 at 8:50 am

    GO KKK !!!

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  20. Yankie Ang   October 25, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    The KKK Have Nothing To Do With Christianity, This Is Absurd!

    They might of said that in order to try to “hide” & “deceive” the Government as a Peaceful Organization but they’re NOT followers of Jesus Christ, praying, going to church, helping the community, evangelizing people, Etc..

    The KKK are So Racist, they Hate African-American! They often burn Cross, Beat and Kill People! They spread their Propaganda and attract people to follow their hatred ideology of white supremacy!

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  21. melynda   October 20, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    I was born,birth right of the klan.We stand against rape,the saleing of children,wife beating,homosexuals,and breading out of our on race.and forieners who harm American familes.AND one day americans will need us to protect them from forieners from other countries.WAR IS COMING. Muselm OBOMA is proof of that.

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  22. mdipip   July 21, 2014 at 2:09 am

    Interesting how FOX news is a source here.

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    • J Berry   July 21, 2014 at 9:55 am

      Interesting how you didn’t bother to look at the Fox news source and then learn that the original story is from the AP and can be found on ABC news, NBC News, and even the San Francisco Gate. It’s the same news story as your favorite liberal media new source.

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    • J Berry   July 21, 2014 at 9:58 am

      Interesting how you didn’t bother to look. The Fox news story originated on AP and was reprinted by Fox along with your favorite liberal bias news stations like ABC, NBC and even the San Francisco Gate. How can you expect others to be open and non-prejudiced, when you can’t do it yourself?

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