Grapestreet Crips Team Up With KKK To Fight Other KKK Members [VIDEO]

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MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) – It’s an unlikely team. A local gang is teaming up
with members of the Ku Klux Klan to protest a planned Klan rally in Memphis at
the end of next month.

A member of the Grape Street Crips says he and his
gang want to cripple a KKK rally that’s planned for Memphis, and the gang is
ganging up with Klansmen to do just that.

When Dajuan Horton learned
about the KKK’s plans for a rally in Memphis, he decided to take a
stand.

“The first thing I was thinking was the largest rally you’ve even
seen and you’re telling us about it. You’re sending the first blow, we’re not
throwing blows we’re going to dodge that one and hug you.”

Horton also
decided to make a video speaking out against the Klan rally. The YouTube video
got the attention of thousands of people across the country, including Bradley
Jenkins, the Imperial Wizard for the United Klan of America.

“We will
stand resolute with the citizens of Memphis and this young man and anyone in
town, no matter what color they be, because hate and racism has no place,” he
said.

Horton, an admitted gang member, says his fellow gang members
didn’t initially like the idea of standing side by side with members of the Ku
Klux Klan.

“They were like, ‘Juan don’t mess with the KKK, they’re going
to hang you, boy!’ But I trusted my first mind. I met with them and we’ll keep
meeting until the rally March 30th.”

Jenkins, who lives in Alabama, says
it didn’t take long for him to decide he wanted to team up with Horton and his
gang.

“This young man and the people of the community do not need to fear
the Klan coming. People making accusations that thousands of Klansmen are coming
to fill the streets of your town – that’s one little man speaking for many got
to stop,” he said. “Don’t be fooled. They’re fooling the media, everybody these
folks saying they’re Klan, they’re not Klan.”

Jenkins added, “The Ku Klux
Klan stands for not self but others. How can that be for others arguing over the
name of a park inside of a city that made the decision to rename it? That is the
community’s prerogative.”

Both Horton and Jenkins admit people may be
skeptical that the Klan and gang members can get along, but that’s exactly what
they’re going to do. So far, they city has not approved the permit for the
rally.

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