Saturday, July 31, 2010
I'm very proud to share a birthday (day, not year for you VNN types) with one of the martyrs of our struggle, Kathy M. Ainsworth. Born July 31, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, her family moved south where she eventually ended up in Mississippi earning a college degree and becoming a schoolteacher. Knowing the danger that our people faced and understanding our enemy could never be reasoned with, she became a member of the White Knights of the Klu Klux Klan, an armed resistance group lead by Sam Bowers, may he never be forgotten.
On June 30, 1968 Kathy and another man, Thomas Tarrants, drove to the home of Meyer Davidson, the director of the subversive ADL planning to leave a bomb at his house. They had been successful at bombing other targets and this should have been no different. Unfortunately, traitors Alton Roberts and Raymond Roberts, who were in the pay of the ADL and the FBI, set them up and Kathy was killed instantly. She was pregnant at the time.
We're not here today to discuss the mistakes of the White Knights or give traitors space in this post. What we are here for today is to honor a fighter, a woman who had the courage and determination to take action instead of sitting around bitching and moaning and playing the blight wing game of eat, meet and retreat.
Kathy Ainsworth, RIP. You will never be forgotten and your sacrifice has not been in vain. A big hand salute to you!