(Re)Collecting the Vietnam War

Feb 1981-Jun 1982 - KKK terrorizes Vietnamese-American fishermen in Galveston, TX; SPLC wins civil rights case against KKK

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Title

Feb 1981-Jun 1982 - KKK terrorizes Vietnamese-American fishermen in Galveston, TX; SPLC wins civil rights case against KKK

Description

On 14 February 1981, American fishermen in Galveston Bay, Texas, turn to the Ku Klux Klan to terrorize Vietnamese-American fishermen, claiming unfair competition. Civil rights attorney Morris Dees of the Southern Poverty Law Center advocates on behalf of the Vietnamese refugees and wins his case, securing protection from U.S. Marshals and a permanent injunction against the KKK on 3 June 1982.

Date

1981-02-14/1982-06-03

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Citation

“Feb 1981-Jun 1982 - KKK terrorizes Vietnamese-American fishermen in Galveston, TX; SPLC wins civil rights case against KKK,” (Re)Collecting the Vietnam War, accessed April 25, 2019, http://vietnamwar.neatline-uva.org/items/show/51.