Michigan State University renames building named after alleged KKK member

Michigan State University on Friday renamed one of its buildings after determining the namesake had been a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

Despite his family’s objections, longtime public servant Stephen S. Nisbet’s name was dropped from the building after MSU officials said they discovered his KKK membership card at a library at Central Michigan University.

Nisbet was an MSU trustee who helped rewrite Michigan’s state constitution in the 1960s.

The building, home to a portion of the College…

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