Violent clashes expected in South Carolina as Ku Klux Klan and New Black Panther Party come face-to-face in rival rallies outside capitol statehouse 

  • Around 300 KKK members are protesting the removal of Confederate flag from South Carolina’s statehouse
  • But 400 New Black Panther Party members are opposing them, and slam the flag removal as ‘illusion of progress’
  • Police out in force to ensure the groups stay well apart, no weapons are allowed within 250 feet of the statehouse
  • The opposing rallies come a month after racist 21-year-old Dylann Roof shot dead 9 black people in Charleston  

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