Category: Hate Groups vs. Tolerance

Hate was in his blood but not in his genes

Post-Gazette, Wednesday, August 28, 2002 When he reached West Virginia for the funeral, Kelvin Pierce was taken to his father’s trailer, shown the rickety signature on a will that left everything to a white supremacist group, then invited to take any personal effects he wished. The younger Pierce wanted the photographs his father carried away when he abandoned the family 20 years earlier. Long before he walked out on his wife and kids, William Pierce had been a domestic ghost — often away, rarely speaking to his children save to discipline them. He was proof that the opposite of