Reformed KKK leader to visit Petal

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from the city of Petal 

Former National Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan Reverend 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, Mississippi. 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.

He is available for any news interviews concerning his speaking engagement in the Petal Church. He may be contacted at 918-850-1560.

The times of the services are Saturday Evening, Feb. 1st at 7PM, and Sunday Morning, Feb. 2nd at 10:30AM. For further information, contact Pastor Robbie Bankens 601-765-2410.