KKK Grand Dragon Doesn’t Understand Why Tacony Town Watch Kicked Him Out

Philly-Area Man Kicked Out of Town Watch for…Being in the KKK

As Philadelphia Magazine reports, Bill Walters was removed once it was discovered that he's been a Klan member for 30 years

by #teamEBONY, June 26, 2014

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KKK Grand Dragon Doesn’t Understand Why Tacony Town Watch Kicked Him Out

KKK Grand Dragon Doesn’t Understand Why Tacony Town Watch Kicked Him Out

After years of dedicated service with the Tacony Town Watch, Bill Walters was told his services were no longer needed earlier this year. The reason for his ouster? Walters is a proud member of the East Coast Knights of the True Invisible Empire, that empire being the Ku Klux Klan. And Walters isn’t just a member. No, he’s the group’s Grand Dragon, which at least sounds impressive.

“We received information that Bill had been distributing flyers in the neighborhood trying to recruit new members,” says town watch president Joe Nicoletti of the excommunication, adding that no one on the town watch had a clue about their neighbor’s association with the Klan until the flyers turned up. “And part of our bylaws state that members must promote harmony in the neighborhood, and we all know that harmony is not what the KKK is about.”

 
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