Ku Klux Klan in Inglewood, California

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Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, McBrewster John
VDM Publishing, Jul 17, 2010 - History - 108 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ku Klux Klan activities in Inglewood, California, during the 20th century, were highlighted by the 1922 arrest and trial of 36 men, most of them masked, for a night-time raid on a suspected bootlegger and his family. The raid led to the shooting death of one of the culprits, an Inglewood police officer. A jury returned a not guilty verdict for all defendants who completed the trial. It was this scandal, according to the Los Angeles Times, that eventually led to the outlawing of the Klan in California. The Klan had a chapter in Inglewood as late as October 1931.

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