The topic was brought up when Louis Farrakhan's local representative thanked Mayo for being bold enough to honor Farrakhan, but not everyone was on board with the decision.

Protesters are demanding Mayo apologize.

Those protesters say they were offended by the gesture as Farrahakan is labeled the leader of a hate group, the Nation of Islam.

However, the nation's local group in Monroe say they're not a hate group, instead, they teach about love and unity - though they say white people are not welcome to their meetings.

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