The Real Black Klansman - Snap #809

Featuring a new story from the "Real Black Klansman" Detective Ron Stallworth. On the next Snap...we're going face to face with "The Klan." Includes a bonus Snap Classic story from boogie-woogie pianist Daryl Davis, author of "Klan-Destine Relationships."

The Real Black Klansman, Snap #809 The Klan


In the late seventies, Ron Stallworth joined the KKK...as a black man. How?

Read more about Ron’s undercover operations in his book -- Black Klansman

Producer and Sound Design: Davey Kim

 


The Silver Dollar Lounge


Daryl Davis is a boogie woogie pianist who’s played with Bill Clinton, Bruce Hornsby, and Chuck Berry. But we wanted to talk to him about another group of his friends.

Daryl Davis wrote a book about his experiences with the Klan in a book called “Klan-Destine Relationships.”

Producer: Nick van der Kolk, with Renzo Gorrio


Pen Pals


Storyteller and artist Christy Chan is an American-born Chinese woman.  She was confident in her identity until her family moved to a new town and she began getting letters from a mysterious, (possibly magical) stranger.

Christy's working on a short film about her experience--check out the trailer here. 

Producers: Stephanie Foo and Renzo Gorrio