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Krispy Kreme has issued an apology after a store in Hull, England, advertised a promotion for its Krispy Kreme Klub customers, calling it "KKK Wednesday." (Wikipedia)

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Former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said Monday that the Islamic State group represents Islam about as much as the Ku Klu Klan represents Christianity, arguing that the mission of both groups is not about religion but "a play for money and power." (MSNBC via Breitbart)

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The Hooks Independent School District in Texas is mulling disciplinary action for one of its board members after he posted an image online that was supportive of the Klu Klux Klan. (KTAL-TV)

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Two Twitter accounts belonging to the Ku Klux Klan have been taken over by the hacker collective known as Anonymous (logo pictured), after the white supremacist group threatened to use "lethal force" against looters and vandals in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. (Twitter/Anonymous)

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** FILE ** Democratic state Rep. Brett Hulsey, a candidate for governor, displays a Ku Klux Klan-style hood he sewed and had planned to hand out at the Wisconsin Republican Party convention as a symbol of what he says is the GOP's racists policies on Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)

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Democratic state Rep. Brett Hulsey, a candidate for governor, displays a Ku Klux Klan-style hood he sewed and plans to hand out at the Wisconsin Republican Party convention as a symbol of what he says is the GOP's racists policies on Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)

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** FILE ** Democratic state Rep. Brett Hulsey, a candidate for governor, displays a Ku Klux Klan-style hood he sewed and had planned to hand out at the Wisconsin Republican Party convention as a symbol of what he says is the GOP's racists policies on Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)

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FILE - In this April 17, 1984 file photo, Glenn Miller, leader of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, holds a news conference in Raleigh, N.C. Miller also known as Frazier Glenn Cross is suspected of fatally shooting two people Sunday afternoon in the parking lot behind the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, then driving to a retirement community where he shot a third person. He was arrested in an elementary school parking lot.(AP Photo/The News & Observer, File)

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On Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, a cross with roses sits on the marker commemorating the spot where a bomb was detonated 50 years ago by the Ku Klux Klan, killing four young girls at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager)

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On Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, a cross with roses sits on the marker commemorating the spot where a bomb was detonated 50 years ago by the Ku Klux Klan, killing four young girls at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager)

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The leadership of the NAACP Casper branch speak with John Abarr, far right, a kleagle of the United Klans of America out of Great Falls, Mont., on Saturday night, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Parkway Plaza hotel in Casper, Wyo. Jimmy Simmons, president of the NAACP Casper branch, spent several months attempting to organize the meeting due to concerns about reports of violence against black men and Ku Klux Klan pamphleting in Gillette, Wyo. (AP Photo/Casper Star-Tribune, Alan Rogers)

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The leadership of the NAACP Casper branch speak with John Abarr, far right, a kleagle of the United Klans of America out of Great Falls, Mont., on Saturday night, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Parkway Plaza hotel in Casper, Wyo. Jimmy Simmons, president of the NAACP Casper branch, spent several months attempting to organize the meeting due to concerns about reports of violence against black men and Ku Klux Klan pamphleting in Gillette, Wyo. (AP Photo/Casper Star-Tribune, Alan Rogers) **FILE**

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Illustration: Black Panther Klan by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times