Black Church Gains Ownership of Ku Klux Klan Shop

The Takeaway
Last week –  after a 15 year battle –  Reverend Kennedy of Laurens, South Carolina made headlines when a judge declared his New Beginnings Baptist Church to be the rightful owner of "The Redneck Shop", a store that sold Ku Klux Klan and confederate memorabilia. One of the original owners had sold his portion of the store to Kennedy after falling on hard times and experiencing a religious reawakening. Kim Severson, Atlanta Bureau Chief for our partner, The New York Times has been on reporting it.