The lynching of Michael Donald
An inflammatory cartoon from the UKA's The Fiery
Cross that was used as evidence
in the civil trial
Michael Donald's murder.
Klansmen posing in front of cross lighting in
Silhouette of Klansman in front of cross lighting in
KKK Flags at rally in Selmer, Tennessee.
Beulah Mae Donald, mother of Michael Donald.
In 2006, Mobile renamed Herndon Avenue as Michael
Donald Avenue. Mobile's first black
Jones, presided over the small gathering of Michael
Donald's family and
local leaders at the
Lecia Brooks, education director of the SPLC's Civil
Rights Memorial Center, explains
the landmark lawsuit that forced the
United Klans of America into bankruptcy.
The suit was filed on behalf of
the mother of Michael Donald, who was
lynched by Klan members in Mobile