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Sunday, January 01, 2017

 

When the demand for racism vastly exceeds the supply, call Hollywood!

KKK Leaders Allege Producers Paid Them to Fake Scenes in Canceled A&E Documentary

The subjects of a TV documentary series about the Ku Klux Klan abruptly canceled last week by A&E allege to Variety that significant portions of what was filmed were fabricated by the producers.

Some KKK leaders divulged that they were paid hundreds of dollars in cash each day of filming to compel them on camera to distort the facts of their lives to fit the documentary’s predetermined narrative: tension between Klan members and relatives of theirs who wanted to get out of the Klan....

The production team even paid for material and equipment to construct and burn wooden crosses and Nazi swastikas, according to multiple sources including Richard Nichols, who is one of the featured subjects of the documentary series as the Grand Dragon of a KKK cell known as the Tennessee White Knights of the Invisible Empire. He also said he was encouraged by a producer to use the epithet “nigger” in interviews....

“They kept asking me, wanting me, to use the word ‘nigger,’” said Nichols, who alleged he was paid $600 per day by producers to participate. “I was sitting down being filmed and interviewed with the lights and the backdrop set up, and I said something and used the word ‘blacks.’ Then the producer interrupted me and said ‘No, no, no. We want him to use the word “nigger!”’’’

TIJAT producers went so far as to orchestrate more than one cross-burning ceremony in Pulaski, though it is presented in the documentary as if the KKK is actually hosting the event. “We’ve been allowed special access to film this secret induction,” reads a title card that precedes one of the cross-burning scenes.

“It was the producers who told me they wanted a cross-lighting,” recounted Nichols. “In fact they made two cross-lightings cause they wanted to reshoot some scenes. They bought everything—the wood, the burlap to wrap around the wood, the diesel and kerosene for my cross lighting. They even brought all the food for everyone.”

It appears that real white racists are so thin on the ground that Liberals have to create them in order ot make a movie designed to lie about America.

The irony is that they could make a movie about racists in America, but the leading characters would be black.

From the comments:  I will soon be 87, was born in and spent my entire life in Alabama. Never – not once – have I ever seen or known of a Klansman. Doesn’t it seem strange that some make the claim that the KKK is a potent force in the South, yet in almost 87 years I’ve never even been aware they existed? Compare this with potent organizations today such as Black Lives Matter, and others as well.

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