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KKK Cancels MLK Day Rally</B>

January 18, 1999

More than 300 people assembled Saturday on the Capitol steps in Madison, Wisconsin. They gathered together to affirm the legacy of Dr. King’s dream and to celebrate his life. The KKK had planned to rally on the Capitol steps on the same day but cancelled their event in the face of mass public disapproval.


  • James Cameron, survivor of a 1930 Klan lynching. He is the founder and president of America’s Black Holocaust Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Call: 414.264.2500.
  • Phil Wilayto, coordinator of Jobs Are a Right Campaign and author of the report "The Feeding Trough: The Bradley Foundation, the Bell Curve and the Real Story Behind W-2, Wisconsin’s National Model for Welfare Reform." Call: 414.374.1034.

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