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Reconstruction 1st Klan (1865-1877)
1500 estimated by the Tuskegee Institute
1200 blacks 300 whites
100-200 killed in South Carolina
150 Florida

The rest mostly killed during black voting in Louisiana in the 1868 US Presidential Election
The Klan was also partially involved in the Colfax Massacre
Nadir 2nd Klan ( 1915 - 1944)
Klan was frequently involved in lynchings, killed mostly blacks in this era
Murdered Blacks returning from WW1
Killed Leo Frank (Jewish White)
Killed 6 blacks attempting to vote in Orange County Florida
Civil Rights 3rd Klan (1954-1968)
15 people (13 black)
These murders are well known and include, but are not limited to
1963 murder Medgar Evers
1963 16th street baptist church bombing
1964 Mississippi Burning
1965 Viola Luizo Shooting
1966 Vernon Dahmer Killing
Many of these murders were prosecuted ... in the 90s and 2000s
David Duke 4th Klan
1979 Greensboro Massacre 5 killed
5th Klan
1981 Lynching Michael Donald
Klan member electrocuted
Total 1937
Note these are only those killed. Hundreds of thousands of people were injured or intimidated by the Klan
+ Although the Klan hadn't been formed, Nathan Bedford Forrest, leader of the first Klan committed this atrocity
Fort Pillow Massacre 1864 277 blacks
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How many people is still a member of Ku Klux Klan?

As of 2012 the Klu Klux Klan are estimated to have between 5,000 and 8,000 members by the Southern Poverty Law Center which tracks hate groups in the United States.

How many blacks did the ku klux klan kill?

A rough approximation is that on the order of 2000 people total (both black and white) were killed during the Klan's coercive and murderous activities. The research cited clea

How did the Ku Klux Klan kill blacks?

    They would usually hang them or burn them in a burning cross but sometimes to make it more discreate they would just shot them on the spot

How many person were in the Ku Klux Klan?

The First Klan had about 550,000 members during its years of operation. More than 4 million people were members of the 2nd Klan, which ended in 1946. The 3rd Klan began in

What did the Ku Klux Klan did to black people?

The Ku Klux Klan or the KKK, Lynched and burned blacks, to "put them in there place" they are still an organization that is very racist and have hurt many people.

Why did people join Ku Klux Klan?

People who join Klu Klux Klan basically hate Jews, Catholics, organized laborers, African Americas, Asians, Indians and basically anyone else who is different from them. It st

Why did the ku klux klan kill african americans?

The KKK was originally made up of former slaveholders who did not want equality for Blacks. They later expanded their hatred to Jews and Catholics. They killed non whites, and

Why did the Ku Klux Klan target the people they did?

  they felt that wasnt nobody better then them and didnt nobody deserve the right to live but them so they formed a divergent killing group to murder meaning burning, hang