January 26, 2011

Ex-Klansman in Civil Rights Murder

Black businessman Frank Morris was killed in 1964 at the age of 51 when his store was set on fire.  No one has ever been charged with his murder but Louisiana’s Concordia Sentinel newspaper has named two men as the arsonists, part of a Ku Klux Klan “wrecking crew”.  Four days before he died from his injuries, Morris told the FBI that two men had broken into his store while he slept, smashed windows, doused […]