ASU frat removed after offensive MLK party - Tucson News Now

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

An ASU fraternity has been disaffiliated with the school after an offensive Martin Luther King Jr. party Jan 20.

The off-campus party featured students portraying racial stereotypes. Pictures were posted to social media.

The group, Tau Kappa Epsilon will be removed from the university website. ASU released a statement saying in part:

"ASU is one of the most diverse student bodies of any major university in the country and it is unfortunate that a few individuals held an offensive party at a time when ASU, the state and the nation were celebratingDoctor King's achievements and legacy."

The university and the fraternity's head office are still investigating the event. 

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