KKK Flyers Spread in Huntington Beach, Prompting Anti-Racism Resolutions

City councilmembers in Huntington Beach, California, have passed two new resolutions against racism after flyers promoting a group called the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) were deposited on lawns in the city over Easter weekend. The flyers showed a white-hooded figure, had the group’s name printed on them, and contained text similar to that on the group’s website regarding its ideology. The flyers also had the words “White Lives Matter,” printed on them, prompting a link between them and social media advertisements for a White Lives Matter rally in Huntington Beach April 11. It remains unclear, however, who is behind both the flyers and the rally organization. The rally flyers do not reference the Loyal White Knights and the KKK flyers did not specifically mention the rally. Huntington Beach Police confirmed the reports about the flyers, but did not say if the responsible party was found. Similar flyers were found in Newport Beach a week prior. The Orange County Register quoted a post no longer visible on Newport Beach Councilmember Will O’Neill’s Instagram that an L.A. …

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