York College of Pennsylvania

Exhibit of Baltimore artist's Ku Klux Klan robes is closed to public

Exhibit of Baltimore artist's Ku Klux Klan robes is closed to public

Update: This story was updated on Oct. 11 to include additional details.

An exhibit of satirical Ku Klux Klan robes created by the Baltimore African-American artist Paul Rucker has been closed to the public by York College of Pennsylvania officials because they fear that the show could be inflammatory.

“The images, while powerful, are very provocative and potentially disturbing to some,” the college wrote in a news release.

“This is especially the case without the benefit of an understanding of the intended educational context of the exhibit. As a result, the College has limited attendance to the exhibit to campus community possessing York College IDs and to...

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