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Episode 45 Mary Elizabeth Tyler

Mary Elizabeth Tyler was referred to as “the heartbeat of the Klan” during a Congressional investigation of the group’s rise in the 1920s. Tyler and her business partner, Edward Clarke, used their Atlanta publicity company, Southern Publicity Association, to fuel efforts to rebrand the KKK and launch the Women’s KKK. Tyler used media campaigns and…

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Episode 35: Harry Tyson Moore

The journey to freedom has led to countless Black Americans sacrificing for the cause of civil rights with many sacrificing their lives for the movement…including Martin Luther King, Jr. and Medgar Evers. But years before those brave men were murdered, a Florida teacher and his wife became the first martyrs of the civil rights movement.…

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