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11:12 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Casper Star reporter discusses covering a meeting between KKK and NAACP

This week, the Casper Star-Tribune reported on an unlikely event. Members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, or NACP, had a meeting with an organizer of the Ku Klux Klan. Jeremy Fugleberg  is Assistant Managing Editor at the Casper Star-Tribune. He broke the story, and he spoke with Wyoming Public Radio's Willow Belden about what this meeting might mean and how it came about in the first place.

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6:39 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

NAACP meeting with the Ku Klux Klan said to be a first

A meeting between a Wyoming chapter of the NAACP and an organizer for the Ku Klux Klan is believed to be the first of its kind.
 
     Both the Southern Poverty Law Center and the United Klans of America said Tuesday the meeting is a first. The Casper Star-Tribune (http://bit.ly/17BcfVR ) reported that the meeting took place at a hotel in Casper under tight security between Jimmy Simmons, president of the Casper NAACP and John Abarr, a KKK organizer from Great Falls, Mont.