Former KKK National Imperial Wizard turned Anti-Racism Speaker to speak at Petal church | Events
The following is a press release from the office of Johnny Lee Clary:
Former National Imperial Wizard Of The Ku Klux Klan, Johnny Lee Clary, who is now an Anti-Racism Speaker, and Ordained Associate Pastor & Evangelist with Jimmy Swaggart Ministries Family Worship Center in Baton Rouge, LA. Will be speaking and ministering at Abundant Grace of Petal, 518 Hillcrest Loop in Petal.
Rev. Clary has appeared on Oprah, Fox News, NBC’s The Today Show, ABC World News, CNN, CBN's The 700 Club, and numerous other News and Talk Shows around the world. He will be speaking out against racism, and will put forth a plan for racial reconciliation in what he refers to as “Project Mississippi Brotherhood”.
Clary served as Imperial Wizard, succeeding Sam Bowers in The White Knights of Mississippi in the 1980's, which is the same Klan faction that was responsible for the Mississippi Burning Civil Rights murders. Clary resigned in a scandal after his girlfriend was discovered to be an Undercover FBI informant and due to infighting between Aryan Supremacists Organizations. As well, he also lost his career as a Professional Heavyweight Wrestling Champion.
Clary has traveled all over the world, drawing record crowds as a speaker with a solution to racism. He also works with the FBI as a speaker to educate law enforcement officers from around the world as to the dangers of hate groups and is an official agent of change for the United States Armed Forces. He appears daily as a News Panel Member on a National TV show, "Frances & Friends" on SBN-TV hosted by Frances Swaggart and Co- Hosted by Donnie Swaggart.
The times of the meetings are Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. For further information, contact Pastor Robbie Bankens 601-765-2410.
The following is a statement by Pastor Robbie Bankens:
My wife and I pastor a young, Multi-Cultural Church in Petal, Abundant Grace of Petal, which we started just a few short years ago. I came to Petal several years ago with the vision of starting a Church that promotes and produces Racial Harmony and Healing and would actually work to completely dissolve all Racial Lines and Barriers. Jesus died for the Human Race and that should be the only "Race" that counts.
Without telling his story here, which I could never do, I will simply say that the Lord miraculously changed his life and delivered him for this horrible hatred and filled him with the Love of God for all people. Today he preaches and teaches a message of Racial Reconciliation and he's coming to Petal to share his story and to minister to people of every walk of life.