The Council of Conservative Citizens considers itself a traditional conservative group that supports national self-determination, immigration restriction, federalism and home rule, and opposes free trade and global capitalism. Its specific issues include states' rights, race relations, interracial marriage, and conservative Christian values. They have criticized Martin Luther King, Jr. as a left-wing agitator of Black American communities with notable ties to communism. The CCC is the modern reincarnation of the old White Citizens Councils, which were formed in the 1950s and 1960s to battle school desegregation in the South. The CCC was created in 1985 from the mailing lists of its predecessor organization.VideoVideo: Audio message Dr. Gary Roper speaking at 2008 Council of Conservative Citizens National Conference in Alabama. Dr. Roper is author of the book "Antebellum…
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