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September 26-October 3, 2009

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Notre Dame VS The Klan: How the Fighting Irish Defeated the Ku Klux Klan


Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) administrators found that a student employee was guilty of racial harassment merely for reading in a public area an historical account of Notre Dame students' fight with members of the Ku Klux Klan. The student employee contacted the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana and six months later recieved a letter stating that IUPUI "regret[s] this situation took place," is committed to upholding freedom of expression on its campus and no documents regarding this incident exist in the employee's file.

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