KS Jewish center shooter once NC gov. candidate; KKK grand dragon

Frazier Glenn Miller was born in Springfield, MO, attended college in Greensboro, NC, and formed his first Ku Klux Klan group at his Angier farm, the Carolina Knights of the KKK in the 1980s. He ran for NC governor several times. Here are what media and citizens said about his NC connections Sunday.

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  1. At first, there were questions from people who vaguely remembered his name in North Carolina. 
  2. And then the answers started to surface from Miller's long fight with the Southern Poverty Law Center and various political campaigns in NC and MO. 
  3. As late as 2010, Miller was publishing anti-Semitic thoughts including this U.S. Senate radio ad: "America is no longer ours," he said. "America belongs to the Jews who rule it and to the mud people who multiply in it."
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  5. But this shooting does not mean the Ku Klux Klan membership is on the rise. The Christian Science Monitor wrote this profile of Miller in 1986. The piece says Miller's White Patriots was once considered " the most active and fast-growing white supremacist organization in the country."
  6. The Anti-Defamation League released its annual audit last week saying anti-Semitic attacks declined 19 percent nationwide in 2013. The organization also warned the coincidence of Passover, starting today (April 14) at sundown, and Hitler's birthday could lead to attacks. According to ADL records, in 2013, North Carolina and Missouri saw two incidents each of anti-Jewish harassment or violence. 
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