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Superman Pimp Slaps the KKK March 22, 2010

Posted by vorpalkeith in Uncategorized.
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I just wanted to share this article I found on Mental Floss. It made me smile.

MENTAL FLOSS ARTICLE

“In a 16-episode series titled “Clan of the Fiery Cross,” the writers pitted the Man of Steel against the men in white hoods.
As the storyline progressed, the shows exposed many of the KKK’s most guarded secrets. By revealing everything from code words to rituals, the program completely stripped the Klan of its mystique. Within two weeks of the broadcast, KKK recruitment was down to zero. And by 1948, people were showing up to Klan rallies just to mock them.”

Fiction can sometimes be one of our most important weapons in the fight for social reform.

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