Madge Augustine Oberholtzer - Murder Victim. She was kidnapped, tortured, raped and murdered by David C. Stephenson, then head of the Ku Klux Klan in Indiana, a strong political leader and considered a contender for President of the United States. The sensational case sent him to prison for most of his life and destroyed the KKK in Indiana.
Mississippi KKK case from 50 years ago shows voting matters
AP Dennis Dahmer, 12, stands by his dad Vernon Dahmer, 58, a civil rights leader who was burned when KKK nightriders set fire to his home and store. He died in a Hattiesburg, Miss., hospital 11 hours after he was injured on Jan. 10, 1966.
CrimePAY$ - $40,000 Reward - Murdered by the KKK - Varnado, La. — Oneal Moore and Creed Rogers made history in 1964 when they became the first black deputy sheriffs in Washington Parish, a notorious Ku Klux Klan stronghold. A year later, Moore was dead, and Rogers was blind in one eye.
This arrest photo provided by the Alachua County, Fla., Jail, shows Charles Thomas Newcomb. Newcomb, a former employee at the Florida Department of Corrections and two current employees were arrested Thursday, April 2, 2015 on one count of conspiracy to commit murder. The three, who are Ku Klux Klan members, planned to kill a black inmate after his release in retaliation for a fight, officials said. (AP Photo/Alachua County Jail)