Kappa Alpha Brothers Post Racist Instagram Photos with Emmett Till Memorial Sign

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Ole Miss fraternal brotherhood kicks them out, but only after hundreds of likes on Instagram results in exposure and uproar. ProPublica exposed the racists.

Here’s a choice paragraph from the Talking Points Memo article:

Kappa Alpha suspended the trio on Wednesday, after the news organizations provided a copy of the photo to fraternity officials at Ole Miss. The fraternity, which honors Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee as its “spiritual founder” on its website, has a history of racial controversy, including an incident in which students wore blackface at a Kappa Alpha sponsored Halloween party at the University of Virginia in 2002.

The original ProPublica article.

UPDATE:

Fun times when I beat the NYT to publishing!

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