Ku Klux Klan rally
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KKK rally in Anaheim

Ku Klux Klan rally

A Ku Klux Klansman, left, struggles with a protester for an American flag after members of the KKK tried to start a “White Lives Matter” rally at Pearson Park in Anaheim on Saturday. Three people were treated at the scene for stab wounds, and 13 people were arrested.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Ku Klux Klan rally

A Ku Klux Klansman is kicked in the face by an angry protester after members of the KKK tried to start a “White Lives Matter” rally at Pearson Park in Anaheim.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Ku Klux Klan rally

Protesters scuffle with a Ku Klux Klansman after members of the KKK tried to start a “White Lives Matter” rally at Pearson Park in Anaheim. The event quickly escalated into violence.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Ku Klux Klan rally

Protesters taunt an injured Ku Klux Klansman after members of the KKK tried to start a “White Lives Matter” rally at Pearson Park in Anaheim. Witnesses said the Klansmen used the point of a flagpole as a weapon while fighting with protesters.

 

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
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A Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim earlier this year turned violent. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Ku Klux Klan rally

Paramedics tend to a protester who was stabbed during the KKK rally in Anaheim. Many people at the park were demanding to know why police did not have a larger presence at the scene before the violence broke out.

 

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Ku Klux Klan rally

A Ku Klux Klansman is subdued and handcuffed by police. “I was expecting violence – but it’s disgusting,” said Nick Keeton, 18, of Anahiem. “I feel like this is 1953 and we’re in Kentucky.”

 

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Ku Klux Klan rally

A Ku Klux Klansman is subdued and handcuffed. All of the 13 people arrested could face charges of assault with a deadly weapon, though a police spokesman said “some people could have a self-defense claim.”

 

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Ku Klux Klan rally

A protester lies on the ground after being stabbed in an altercation with KKK members. Klansmen were once the dominant political force in Anaheim, holding four of five City Council seats before a recall effort led to their ouster in 1924.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
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