It’s Not Like We Don’t Know: The Klan, Guns, and Violence in North Carolina

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Neo-Confederates rally in Pittsboro, North Carolina on October 19th, 2019. Earlier they had erected a large Confederate flag across the street from Horton Middle School, named for a formerly enslaved black poet. Photo by author.

Hillsborough, North Carolina

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Klan in downtown Hillsborough, North Carolina, August 2019. Photo used with permission from Daniel Hosterman.
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Klan in downtown Hillsborough, North Carolina, August 2019. Photo used with permission from Daniel Hosterman.
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Klan visibly armed in front of law enforcement in downtown Hillsborough, North Carolina, August 2019. Photo used with permission from Daniel Hosterman.

Pittsboro, North Carolina

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A masked neo-Confederate attempts to drive a front-end loader into a protest in Pittsboro, North Carolina in October 2019. Photo used by permission from Daniel Hosterman.
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Multiple white nationalist demonstrators in Pittsboro open-carry but do not attract the attention of the police. Photo by author.

Greensboro, North Carolina

Tabor City, North Carolina

Monroe, North Carolina

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Image of FBI “Wanted” Poster for North Carolina civil-rights activist Robert Williams. Public domain image, sourced here.

Our Home, North Carolina

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An anti-racist demonstrator stands in front of a neo-Confederate in Pittsboro, North Carolin. Photo by author.
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Anti-racist protestors in Pittsboro, North Carolina in October 2019. Photo used with permission from Daniel Hosterman.

Mother. Southerner. Storyteller. Bread and Roses. #race #class #poverty #gender #equity #children #egalitarianorganizing #bottomupstorytelling *views my own*

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