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Over a period of nine months back in 1979, now-retired African-American cop Ron Stallworth(pictured) went undercover with a Colorado chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and is speaking about his experience in his book, “Black Klansman.”

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During an interview with Good 4 Utah, the former Colorado Springs police sergeant said that he spoke with local KKK members over the phone during his criminal investigation into the Colorado branch. However, if a face-to-face was needed, he sent a White detective. The investigation first began when he answered a newspaper ad placed by a new KKK group looking for members