From Birmingham’s NBC affiliate:
One Birmingham neighborhood received an unsettling wake-up the morning after Election Day when they discovered Ku Klux Klan recruiting fliers littering their neighborhood.
Roy Brown discovered the flier as he made his way to his mailbox Wednesday morning in the Glen Iris neighborhood. “It’s an interesting morning to wake up to it,” he said.
The front cover reads, “Get off the fence, whitey, and join the only group that has ever stood for the white man.” The inside cover of the flier reads: “Black radicals have reverted back to savages and more Muslims arrive daily.”
Brown said he’s going to keep the flier as a reminder of the past. “I’m old, and this city has gone through a lot. And to me, that’s what the coincidence is from there. And we still have to be reminded about it, sometimes. And that’s what this is. This is a reminder of our past, and we have to remember that,” he said.
I contacted Imperial Wizard Brent Waller of the United Dixie White Knights, a Klan group based in Mississippi. He confirmed the flier was the work of the “Birmingham Klavern” of his group. “We await Donald Trump to start fulfilling his promises about building a wall, removing illegals and stopping wars started to benefit the New World Order,” the imperial wizard wrote in an email. “Now is not the time to pursue political revenge nor get bogged down in attacks against one another. We must right the ship in the next 4 years as we may never get another chance to secure a future for our race and children. We must hold Trump’s promises close, and continue on to make damn sure he follows through.”
— Melissa Crowley (@lissa_knox) November 10, 2016