Black Couple in Pennsylvania Find KKK Flier in Front Yard While On the Way to Church

Bill Walker of Dover Township talked about a KKK flier that he and his wife, Diana, received over the weekend. They reported it to police. (Teresa Boeckel/York Daily Record)
Bill Walker of Dover Township talked about a KKK flier that he and his wife, Diana, received over the weekend. They reported it to police. (Teresa Boeckel/York Daily Record)

Bill and Diana Walker of Dover Township were leaving for church on Sunday morning when she spotted something lying in their driveway.

Bill went to get it and found a little plastic bag with something inside. It was wet from the rain overnight, so he scooped it up with a shovel and placed it on top of a trash can.

After church, the couple took a closer look. The bag contained some birdseed and a flier from the Ku Klux Klan calling for racial segregation.

“It was just a surprise and a shock,” Diana Walker said.

The couple, who is African-American, reported it to Northern York County Regional Police.

Police could not be reached for comment.

It comes just a week after KKK propaganda was spread throughout the parking lot of a movie theater in West Manchester Township. In that case, the fliers referenced the movie “BlacKkKlansman,” which is about an African-American detective who infiltrated the Klan.

“We all know that hate exists, and it’s been going on forever,” Diana Walker said. “I just think that with the current atmosphere … there’s no boundaries, and I think that’s causing this to take place more often …”

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SOURCE: Teresa Boeckel
York Daily Record