From Americans United just a snippet of a post by AU’s Rob Boston worth a full read:
Not surprisingly, Perkins didn’t mention his own troubled history on the issue of race relations. The Nation magazine reported in April that in 1996, Perkins, while managing the U.S. Senate campaign of Louisiana state legislator Woody Jenkins, paid former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard and notorious white supremacist David Duke $82,000 for his mailing list.
And how could we forget the Family Research Council leader dabbling in the waters of white supremacy himself? This is from a Right Wing Watch posting in 2010 – Perkins at a white power Council of Conservative Citizens get together in his capacity as then Louisiana State Representative Perkins: