Ku Klux Klan Wants to Adopt a Georgia Highway

KLAN SIGN

The Adopt-A-Highway sign along Interstate 55 South, in St. Louis, bears the name of the Ku Klux Klan, in this Thursday, Feb. 10, 2000 photo. The sign had been knocked down and the Klan’s leader doubts that the signs will last very long. The Ku Klux Klan Adopt-A-Highway signs in St. Louis aren’t going back up anytime soon because they pose a potential safety threat, a state highway official said Tuesday< May 23, 2000. The KKK won the right to take part in Missouri’s Adopt-A-Highway cleanupprogram aftera federal judge ruled that the Missouri Department of Transportation could not keep the group out of the cleanup program. (AP Photo/James A. Finley)