1 hr 33 min

The History of American Police and the Ku Klux Klan Behind the Bastards

    • Society & Culture

For years protesters have chanted that the 'cops and klan go hand in hand'. Today, we discuss the very real history behind that, and how it influenced the birth of American policing.
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For years protesters have chanted that the 'cops and klan go hand in hand'. Today, we discuss the very real history behind that, and how it influenced the birth of American policing.
FOOTNOTES:

KKK in the PD

The Red Summer of 1919, Explained

At least 2,000 more black people were lynched by white mobs than previously reported, new research finds

Extremist cops: how US law enforcement is failing to police itself

Yesterday’s Ku Klux Klan members are today’s police officers, councilwoman says

The FBI’s Secret Rules

Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan during Reconstruction

The US government destroyed the Ku Klux Klan once. It could do so again

Constituting whiteness: The National Horse Thief Detective Association and racial mores in Indiana, 1850–1930

When Watchmen were Klansmen

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow


Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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