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NVMojo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 04:19 PM
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Auction house to start bidding on KKK robes
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Gary Gray said he felt more like a teacher than auctioneer Saturday, as visitors perused Ku Klux Klan robes and other KKK items ahead of an auction that has attracted a level of interest he's never seen before.

He said a steady stream of people visited the auction house in Howell, about 35 miles east of Lansing and 55 miles west of Detroit, in the hours leading up to the big evening auction. He plans to sell seven KKK robes and other paraphernalia, including buttons, books, movies and a lantern.

"Maybe I have taught more people about history, at least this week, than some schools," the 51-year-old said in a phone interview. "It's not a question of racism. That's intertwined. But it's not the main focus."

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1. I like that the organization is seen as an anachronism
with no real meaning in the present.
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