Residents in a small town in Grundy are receiving recruiting letters from what appears to be the Ku Klux Klan. They say they have no idea why they are being targeted but are doing their best to ignore it.
Cell phone pictures and video given to WGN show the letters that are being thrown onto lawns throughout the small town of Mazon, IL. The letters are sealed in a zip lock bag and weighed down with a small stone. The title reads “Wake Up White America.”
The town’s population is about 800. The residents say they are surprised and have never seen anything like this. Don Plott and some of his family members discovered the letters earlier this week. He says they have been throwing them away as soon as they find them.
“As a community we feel we are not interested in having any part of it.”
The letter asks white people to join the loyal white knights of the Ku Klux Klan. It gives a few racial statistics with no attribution and claims the quote mainstream media is lying to Americans.
Residents say they have heard about the letters popping up in nearby towns as well.
“It disturbs me a little that this still goes on.”
The letter refers to a phone number and a website—WGN tried to contact the group for comment but were unable to reach them