Dark Days of the Ku Klux Klan Parading Down Pennsylvania Avenue Tom From the Crazy Vault Mon Feb 11th, 2013 1 Comment Share : tweet This absolutely horrifying. Some of you may not know this, but in 1928 (and a number of other times in the 1920s), the Ku Klux Klan was permitted to parade down Pennsylvania Ave. Hard to believe, I know. Tags 1920s, Ku Klux Klan, Pennsylvania Ave. NW http://www.crankyynkees.net jim cooke “the Ku Klux Klan was permitted to parade . . . Hard to believe, I know.” It is hard to believe that even hatful speech and expression were once permitted. We have come a long way, baby! If you rephrase the Bill of Rights a majority of Americans will find many of those old “rights” objectionable.