Arkansas Town Covers ‘K-K-K’ Facades on Three Historic Buildings

Maria Perez
Aug 31, 2019 - 9:00
Arkansas Town Covers 'K-K-K' Facades on Three Historic Buildings

SS Marshal stars now cover the letters “K-K-K” that were on the façades of three buildings in Arkansas.

The letters appeared on buildings 912, 403, and 405 Garrison Avenue in downtown Fort Smith, the Southwest Times Record reported.

The newspaper reached out to Fort Smith Mayor George McGill about the letters, which stand for the white supremacist group the Ku Klux Klan. McGill, in turn, contacted the building owners, Richard Griffin and Benny Westphal, who agreed to cover the letters on the three buildings. Griffin told the publication that the KKK is “a shameful...

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