Dark Days of the Ku Klux Klan Parading Down Pennsylvania Avenue From the Crazy Vault Mon Feb 11th, 2013 1 Comment 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. Like Ghosts of DC on Facebook Get more GoDC posts by emailSign up to receive our great posts right in your inbox! Tags 1920s, Ku Klux Klan, Pennsylvania Ave. NW Amazon.com Widgets 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.