Klansman with Cross

Klansman

Klansman

After checking the base of a cross meant to burn at sundown, a Klansman assumed a defiant stance before walking away. It was a brief, wordless exchange meant to intimidate. I was on assignment with a TV news crew to document the KKK rally in Southeastern Wisconsin. The cross burning finale never took place. The Klansmen were unable to afford the potential fine for lighting a fire in a county park without a permit.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s