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Charleston Church Murders

The KKK is handing out candy to recruit new members after Charleston massacre

Some residents of California, Kansas, Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia found KKK flyers and candy on their lawns following the Charleston church massacre. The candy — including peppermints and Tootsie Rolls — appeared to be an incentive to call a hotline set up by the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.

In the recorded message, the Loyal White Knights "hail victory" to the accused shooter, Dylann Storm, "who decided to do what the Bible told him." The message goes on to threaten, "An eye for an eye. A tooth for a tooth. They have spilled our blood too long. It's about time someone spilled theirs."

Robert Jones, of the Loyal White Knights in North Carolina, told The Daily Beast that the Klan's recruiting only coincidentally coincided with the Charleston attacks.

"It's a racial war against our people," Jones said. "The more the media pushes multiculturalism down our throat, the more you're going to see killings like this."