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Monday, July 28th, 2008, 10:57 AM
White Supremacist Represents School for Poor Minority Kids (http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/07/09/white-supremacist-represents-school-for-poor-minority-kids/)

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This spring, a high-society New York magazine called Quest ran a short feature (http://www.questmag.com/questmag/200803/) about Emilia Fanjul, the wife of sugar baron Jose “Pepe” Fanjul, and her remarkable efforts to help black and migrant worker children out of poverty. The story described how Fanjul, a major philanthropist (http://www.palmbeachpost.com/accent/content/accent/epaper/2008/02/24/a1d_acc_fanjul_0224.html), was helping to finance and build a sparkling new campus for Glades Academy, a charter school in the town of Pahokee, Fla., which suffers with a 32% poverty rate. “I call them the forgotten children,” Fanjul said. “My greatest wish is that they gain dignity and hope.”
At the end of the article, Quest added a practical note: “For more information about Glades Academy, call Chloe Black.” A telephone number followed.


What the magazine didn’t say — and, doubtless, didn’t know — was that Chloe Hardin Black (above, with David Duke, in a 1976 photo from Tyler Bridges’ The Rise of David Duke) is a long-time white supremacist and the wife of a notorious former Klan leader. Black’s husband is Don Black (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Black_%28white_nationalist%29), a former Alabama Klan chieftain who is famous among white supremacists for his creation of Stormfront (http://www.splcenter.org/intel/intelreport/article.jsp?aid=551), the largest white supremacist Web forum in the world. Prior to Black, Chloe Hardin was married to Black’s former boss, neo-Nazi David Duke (http://www.splcenter.org/intel/intelreport/article.jsp?aid=25), who was the national leader of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s.


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Monday, July 28th, 2008, 11:12 AM
Aside from being a rather obvious attempt to get her fired, that disproves the 'blind hater' stereotype

Another article from an actual newspaper dealing with the same subject, as well as the Obama campaign which has been discussed in a number of other threads on this site:


WEST PALM BEACH — The most influential white supremacist Web site in the world - Stormfront.org - has operated for more than a dozen years out of a run-down house near the Intracoastal Waterway in West Palm Beach.

The Web site's founder, Don Black, is a former national grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, and his wife, Chloe Hardin Black, is listed in public records as a former vice president of the Louisiana KKK.

With a black man - Barack Obama - about to be named the presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, an issue has been raised among supremacists and watchdog groups that track them:

Will racist "white power" organizations, such as Stormfront, be stronger or weaker if Obama is elected president?

"It's pretty obvious that the election of Obama would mean that their cause is failing," said Andrew Rosenkranz, the Palm Beach County-based Florida director of the Anti-Defamation League, although he insists the racist organizations bear close watching.

On the other hand, Tom Prater, Florida spokesman for the white power group Euro and a member of the National Association for the Advancement of White People, says the Illinois senator's success is a boon for his cause.

"I've gotten more calls in the last two months about interest in our organizations than I got in all the years in the past," said Prater, who lives in Jacksonville.

August Kreis, national director of Aryan Nations, another white supremacist and anti-Semitic organization, agrees.

"Obama's done my group a lot of good," said Kreis, who lives in South Carolina and says he keeps a Nazi flag over his mantel. "He's polarizing Americans, black and white.

"Especially in Florida, affiliates have increased recently," Kreis said, although he did not produce membership figures.

As for Black, he did not respond to repeated phone calls, e-mails and a note left at his home.

A neighbor said Black suffered a stroke early this month and was incapacitated. St. Mary's Medical Center confirmed that he had been a patient there recently and had been released.

Black was quoted in The Washington Post last month as being optimistic about the opportunities offered by Obama's candidacy.

"I get nonstop e-mails and private messages from new people who are mad as hell about the possibility of Obama being elected," Black said. "White people, for a long time, have thought of our government as being for us, and Obama is the best possible evidence that we've lost that. This is scaring a lot of people who maybe never considered themselves racists, and it's bringing them over to our side."

Black's wife, Chloe, 58, once was married to Duke and is the mother of two of his daughters, Erika and Kristine Duke.

Black, originally from Athens, Ala., has made headlines of his own.

According to The Rise of David Duke, a biography by journalist Tyler Bridges, in 1970, Black, then a teenage member of a neo-Nazi party in Alabama, was shot and wounded when he tried to steal the membership list of another Nazi group.

The man who shot him, according to the biography, was Jerry Ray, the brother of James Earl Ray, who two years earlier had assassinated the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis.

Web site eliminates N-word

In recent months Black has toned down the Web site, banning many symbols of Nazism that formerly were common on the site, including swastikas, lightning bolts and the number 88. The letter H is the eighth letter of the alphabet, and among supremacists 88 stands for "Heil, Hitler."

He also eliminated the N-word, Potok notes.

According to Kreis of Aryan Nations, Black has not explained why he did so, "but he has ticked off a lot of people" in white power circles.

Wife denies any racist views

In an e-mail to The Palm Beach Post, Chloe Black did not deny attending such events with her husband but denied any racist sentiments of her own.

"I am not involved with the Web site and do not agree with extremist or racially prejudiced views," she wrote

As for Obama, there is a difference of opinion as to what he means for white supremacists.

"I think if he gets in there, he'll give the Congressional Black Caucus everything it wants, and it marks doom for white people in this country," said Prater of Euro. "I believe Obama's allegiance is to Africa, not to the U.S."

On the other hand, Kreis of Aryan Nations is considering voting for Obama.

"Obama could polarize the nation even more and drive a lot of people our way," he said.