UNCP seeks info on Lumbee clash with KKK

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"UNCP seeks info on Lumbee clash with KKK [Staff Report]." The Robesonian [Lumberton, NC]. September 30, 2017.


History students at UNCP are proposing a North Carolina Historical Marker commemorating the 1958 routing of the KKK by members of the Lumbee community. "On Jan. 18, 1958, several hundred Lumbees successfully disrupted a rally near Maxton by the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. The armed confrontation, known as the Battle of Hayes Pond, received national attention" (para. 4).

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