Tag Archives: colonialism

Rambling Jack: On the Ku Klux Klan, the scourge of racism and removing statues

Rambling Jack: On the Ku Klux Klan, the scourge of racism and removing statues

Despite the rumors, there is no evidence that the Ku Klux Klan is operating in McKinleyville. This was confirmed recently by Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal (Union, Aug. 9). It’s also worth pointing out that the website of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks hate groups, has no information indicating that the KKK operates

Rambling Jack: So many problems with that plaque

Putting a plaque next to Arcata’s statue of President William McKinley to commemorate the Armenian Genocide makes about as much sense as using the Plaza’s Woman’s Christian Temperance Union drinking fountain to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. One thing has nothing to do with the other. McKinley had nothing to do with

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