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Historical Murders: Brief History of the KKK in Colorado

June 17, 2020 Laura Porritt Season 3 Episode 12
Colored Red
Historical Murders: Brief History of the KKK in Colorado
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Colored Red
Historical Murders: Brief History of the KKK in Colorado
Jun 17, 2020 Season 3 Episode 12
Laura Porritt

The 1920's saw the takeover of Colorado by the KKK, from politics to local businesses, they had their stranglehold in the state. Colorado was also brought into the 20th Century by a barbaric lynching of a 16 year old boy named Preston Porter Jr. Learn about the brief history of the KKK in Colorado, including the infiltration of them in the 1970's by Ron Stallworth, the first black investigator for the Colorado Springs Police Department.

Show Notes

The 1920's saw the takeover of Colorado by the KKK, from politics to local businesses, they had their stranglehold in the state. Colorado was also brought into the 20th Century by a barbaric lynching of a 16 year old boy named Preston Porter Jr. Learn about the brief history of the KKK in Colorado, including the infiltration of them in the 1970's by Ron Stallworth, the first black investigator for the Colorado Springs Police Department.