February 8, 2019
Photos from Millsaps College’s 1993 through 1996 newspapers and yearbooks, when Lt. Gov. Tate was a student there, show members of his fraternity, Kappa Alpha, dressing in blackface and other racist costumes. Photos credit: Purple and White/Bobashela.
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