Photos: The KKK Showed Up at the Free Library on Saturday Afternoon

Long live the Freedom to Assemble.


On Saturday, the first day of summer, a handful of KKK members headed out to the Tacony branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. The exact purpose for this, er, rally is a little unclear, and the KKK hasn’t returned a call we placed to their home office, but from what we hear, the whole thing started when one of the Klansmen was denied a spot on the Tacony Town Watch.

It’s fair to say that those who showed up to scream, gawk, or laugh at the KKK exponentially outnumbered the KKK slobs, as evidenced in the video and photos below.

PHOTOS: Courtesy Bill Perry and Daryle Lamont Jenkins

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  • ChrissMari

    I love confederate flags worn by people who haven’t been further south than Girard Avenue.

    • garygnj

      Seriously, what did these half wits think they were going to accomplish other than being the subject of an afternoon laugh fest. All 5 of them…..

    • C.W. Roden

      In the hands of people who dishonor the memories of the men who died defending it, and likewise dishonor the Southern people as a whole, that flag means nothing when displayed by trash like this.

  • Donald Sterling

    If Fiorillo had any smarts as well as “cojones” – he would post the # of their “home office” – that way people can fight back against these racists

  • tbroadway

    I think I saw Osama in the background of those

  • Wolfy Ghalkhani

    this is hilarious. the neighborhood goes into a frenzy when they see pot bellied Klansmen but don’t care a nary about the Jihads roaming the streets of Philly. LOL- but not for long.

    • Anthony

      what do you mean by the Jihads? I don’t think that word means what you think it does.

  • tacony holmesburg town watch

    they will never destroy our community..

    • tacony citizen

      THEY ALREADY DID… Unless you meant the kkk.

  • rlyn

    If people spent the same kind of energy rallying against the gangs and drug dealers in their neighborhood’s and run them out as they did this group of men, well then hell,,, till then, not impressed.

  • James Dorwart

    The KKK… dickheads they are…. they have the right to protest…..

  • nicki

    I walk to that library every week with my children that stuff shouldnt be going on there ita a scary thought if that prostest were to get violent people need to put there problems up online like everyone else its easier and less violent and you might not get arrested for it

  • Mark

    Love that this get attention but african americans protesting down kensinton and alleghney everyday about white people does’nt