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Anti-racism organizers from across Indiana and the Midwest gathered in Auburn Saturday in response to a Ku Klux Klan rally on private property. 

MSU Building Named For A KKK Member Will Get New Name

Sep 4, 2020
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is moving to change the name of a campus building after learning that it’s named for a man who belonged to the Ku Klux Klan. Stephen Nisbet’s membership card from the 1920s was discovered at a library at Central Michigan University. MSU's human resources building is named for Nisbet, who was a member of the school’s governing board from 1962-70. Nisbet worked in education and private business and was chairman of the 1961 convention that produced Michigan’s constitution. He died in 1986.

Ex-Michigan Officer Fired For Klan Document Denies Bias

Sep 23, 2019
CRAIG FINLAY / CREATIVE COMMONS

 

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A white Michigan officer fired after a framed Ku Klux Klan application and Confederate flags were found in his home says in a report he collected antiques and memorabilia linked to "The Dukes of Hazard" TV series.

A 400-page report released Monday by Muskegon officials includes an interview with Charles Anderson. Anderson denies any bias or being a KKK supporter or member.