HISTORY CHANNEL PRESENTS KU KLUX KLAN: A SECRET HISTORY PART 4 OF 5
Today the only known former member of the Klan to hold a federal office in the United States is Democratic Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, who says he "deeply regrets" joining the Klan over half a century ago, when he was about 24 years old.
Some of the larger KKK organizations currently in operation include:
-Bayou Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, prevalent in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and other areas of the Southeastern U.S.
-Church of the American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
-Imperial Klans of America
-Knights of the White Kamelia
-Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, headed by National Director Pastor Thom Robb, and based in Zinc, Arkansas. Claims to be biggest Klan organization in America today. It refers to itself as the "sixth era Klan" and continues to be a racist group.