History: NRA was there to help blacks defend themselves from KKK Democrats

KKK night rally in Chicago c1920, via Library Of Congress
KKK night rally in Chicago c1920, via Library Of Congress

On September 28, 1868, a mob of Democrats massacred nearly 300 African-American Republicans in Opelousas, Louisiana. The savagery began when racist Democrats attacked a newspaper editor, a white Republican and schoolteacher for ex-slaves. Several African-Americans rushed to the assistance of their friend, and in response, Democrats went on a “Negro hunt,” killing every African-American (all of whom were Republicans) in the area they could find. (Via Grand Old Partisan)

Which brings us to today… Read the rest at TheGatewayPundit.

Photo credit Wikipedia via Library Of Congress

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