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Arizona State fraternity suspended after MLK-themed party mocks blacks
Arizona State fraternity suspended after MLK-themed party mocks blacks

Civil rights leaders are calling for the expulsion of members of the Arizona State University chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity who planned and participated in a Martin Luther King Jr.-themed party that mocked black people. The fraternity suffered a public backlash Tuesday after photos were posted over the weekend of party attendees wearing stereotypical clothing, such as baggy basketball jerseys, bandannas and baseball caps worn backward, and drinking out of watermelon cups. Students used hashtags such as #blackoutformlk, #ihaveadream and #mlkparty to accompany their photos. In an email statement to the Los Angeles Times, ASU officials said the fraternity, which has been on...

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