L.A. settles lawsuit with man who attended public meeting in KKK hood

L.A. settles lawsuit with man who attended public meeting in KKK hood
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In what sounds like a Chappelle's Show sketch come to life, a black man who wore a Ku Klux Klan hood to a public meeting will receive a settlement of $215,000 from the city of Los Angeles.

City Council members unanimously voted on Wednesday to settle Michael Hunt's free-speech lawsuit, the Los Angeles Times reports. Hunt said that his constitutional rights were violated when he was kicked out of a Department of Recreation and Parks Board of Commissioners meeting in 2011. He came into the meeting wearing the Ku Klux Klan hood and a t-shirt with a racial slur, and was ejected after ignoring requests by the commission’s president, Barry Sanders, to remove both.

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