While marching in a parade with his cub scout troop, Daryl Davis was pelted with rocks and bottles. As a teenager, he was told he would be shipped back to Africa. As an adult, he was attacked by a racist cop. Driven by an intense need to understand those who hate him because of the color of his skin, Daryl Davis, a Grammy Award winning pianist, decided to seek out the roots of racism. Thus began his extraordinary journey into the heart of one of America’s most fanatical and infamous institutions — the Ku Klux Klan.
Daryl Davis chronicles this experience in the book ??Klan-Destine Relationships: A Black Man’s Odyssey in the Ku Klux Klan. He joins us now from his home in Maryland.
- Daryl Davis, Grammy award winning musician and author of ??Klan-Destine Relationships: A Black Man’s Odyssey in the Ku Klux Klan.
Recent Shows More
The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to
democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions,