It was front-page news in Wednesday’s edition of The Anniston Star. The headline screamed “500,000.” Few people needed it explained.

Best I can tell, there hasn’t been a publicized Ku Klux Klan parade on Noble Street since 1965. After a Sunday afternoon rally at the Anniston City Auditorium, about 500 Klansmen and their hangers-on marched down 10th Street, turned north, paraded four blocks to 14th Street and reconvened wh…

Dennis Bonner died a month ago, taken from his family on a January Monday at UAB Hospital by this pandemic’s unrelenting disease. He was just 63. COVID-19 has killed roughly 8,000 Alabamians and 450,000 Americans.