Congressman Alan Grayson (D - Fla) is determined to identify Ku Klux Klan connections, it is Tea Partiers he says.
|Route to actual KKK member -- Capitol is A, Constitution|
Ave. is B., Roosevelt Bridge is C, Columbia Gardens is D.
|Photograph courtesy of Grady Foster|
Robert Byrd was a Democrat who represented West Virginia in the U.S. Congress for more than 50 years. During much of that time he was minority leader and then majority leader of the U.S. Senate. Robert Byrd filibustered against the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Robert Byrd was a card carrying member of the Ku Klux Klan. There's your man Representative Grayson. Senator Byrd loved his dog.
After you visit, please do let us know if anyone has gotten around to filling in the date beyond the dash. An updated picture of the black granite monument would be most appreciated. We like keeping up with changes in the old 'hood.
|Byrd grave site. Representative Grayson can even take the bus.|