Halloween is over, but the controversy surrounding a child’s costume in Virginia is lingering.
A seven-year-old boy in Craigsville dressed as a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
It’s causing a stir in the town — and his mother is defending the costume.
Jessica Black says dressing as a k-k-k member for halloween is a family tradition.
Her brother did it when he was in kindergarten and again when he was 13.
When her son, Jackson, asked her if he could also dress as a member of the white supremacist group, she made him the costume.
The boy says he learned about such a costume from the movie “fried green tomatoes.”
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