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54 Years Ago, Lumbee Indians Fought Off The KKK In North Carolina

What the event revealed about cultural stereotypes of Native Americans

Photo of the skirmish between the KKK and Lumbee Indians — State Archives of North Carolina

“You saw those cars coming, and you knew who those men were. They wanted you to see them. They wanted you to be afraid of them,” Lillie McKoy, the…

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