Frank Photos Of Ku Klux Klan Members And Their Everyday Life

Members of a Louisiana based Ku Klux Klan realm joke around at t

Klansman during a unity gathering on his property in Virginia.

Carl, an Imperial Wizard of a southern-based Ku Klux Klan realm,

Photojournalist Anthony Karen has a specific and refined talent.  Karen’s website mentions that “his passion for photography began in Haiti, where he documented the various Vodou rituals and pilgrimages throughout the country.”  Even with this first series Karen displayed a knack for capturing groups of people, specifically those marginalized from larger society.  For his latest book White Power, Karen was granted rare access to photograph Ku Klux Klan groups freely.  Rather than portray familiar dramatic images of hate, many of the photographs depict mundane daily life, yet are somehow all the more unsettling.  Indeed, much of the series’ disconcerting undertones certainly springs from Karen’s ability to capture people with a certain candidness rare in front of a camera lens. [via]

Currently Trending

Advertise here !!!