- Associated Press - Saturday, October 31, 2015

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - About 100 people gathered in Burlington for a rally against racism following reports that Ku Klux Klan fliers were left on the doors of at least two Burlington residents’ homes, including that of a Black Lives Matter activist.

The Burlington Free Press reports (https://bfpne.ws/1OfqyZs ) that Police Chief Brandon del Pozo said he had not determined if a crime was committed but said his department is investigating.

Twenty-four-year-old Jocelyn Harvey said it seemed like a really bad joke when she received the flier in her apartment mailbox on Thursday but later determined that it was a targeted act because she is black.

James Haslam, executive director of nonprofit Rights and Democracy, who organized the gathering, called the fliers “a disturbing act of hate.”

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The story corrects the spelling of Ku Klux Klan.

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