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Spike Lee's New Joint Documents Mizzou Protests

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.01.2016 | Black Voices

For his most recent project, director Spike Lee focuses on the protests that rocked the University of Missouri last fall. The short film, titled "2 F...

Racist Threats At Mizzou Prompt NAACP To Start Discrimination Hotline

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 11.13.2015 | College

ST. LOUIS -- The local NAACP chapter is setting up a confidential telephone hotline for University of Missouri students to report threats after messag...

Attacks on Political Correctness: A Solution Looking for a Problem

Steve Nelson | Posted 11.13.2016 | Education
Steve Nelson

We're looking at this issue upside down. Anti-PC rhetoric addresses a non-existent problem. There is ample bigotry, free expression and crude insult on campuses, streets and television screens. Americans don't suffer from a lack of opportunity to be gratuitously offensive.

I am Ashamed of my Alma Mater

Tim Arnold | Posted 11.11.2016 | Education
Tim Arnold

I am ashamed of my alma mater -- the University of Missouri. It may be a microcosm of the ugly reality in our country, but the reported racism that for years has hung over this conservative Mid-western town -- two hours down the road from Ferguson -- is shameful.

Sport and Society for Arete- Missouri

Richard Crepeau | Posted 11.11.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It is clear however that intercollegiate athletes in the high revenue, high profile sports, can bring great pressure on their university if they are willing to take the risks involved. We now live in a college athletic environment that is much different than it was even two decades ago.

A Crisis of Leadership at MIZZOU: Why White Male Leaders Must Learn the Language of Inclusion

Vernā Myers | Posted 11.11.2016 | Black Voices
Vernā Myers

The "Black Lives Matter" movement has become a wake-up call emboldening people of all backgrounds, especially young people, to stand up and say, "No more!" At this point in history, you can't be an effective leader unless you are culturally aware and inclusive.

The University of Missouri Protests: Did Wolfe Resign For the Right Reasons?

Jesse Andreozzi | Posted 11.11.2016 | College
Jesse Andreozzi

Nothing seemed to motivate the school's governing body to take action. Low and behold, once the football team takes a stand, everything kicks into overdrive.

Mizzou Prof Issues Apology For Confrontation With Reporters

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.10.2015 | College

Melissa Click, a communications professor at the University of Missouri who has been under fire this week for starting an altercation with journalists...

It's A Good Day To Be A Missouri Tiger

Melanie Coffee | Posted 11.10.2016 | Black Voices
Melanie Coffee

People of color can't be the only ones protesting racial injustice. I remember after the deaths of Mike Brown and Eric Garner, tears sprang to my eyes as I saw many white people taking to the streets to protest. As a black woman, that's not something I feel everyday.

Black College Students Can Find Solace In This Social Media Movement

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 11.10.2015 | Black Voices

Students and faculty at University of Missouri stood in solidarity to fight against the racial tensions and other issues on campus for months, with on...

The Incident You Have To See To Understand Why Students Wanted Mizzou's President To Go

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.12.2015 | College

When students at the University of Missouri started a petition calling for the system's president, Tim Wolfe, to resign, it was not simply because he ...

Missouri a Teaching Moment for Other Colleges That Flunk the Racism Test

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 11.10.2016 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Now former University of Missouri president Tim Wolfe -- in a moment of rare candor for someone who just fired himself -- admitted what has been probably one of the worst-kept secrets at American colleges. His words: "Racism does exist at our university, and it is unacceptable."

The Political Power of a College Football Team

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 11.10.2016 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

As members of the university community, football players can enhance equity and non-discrimination on campus and promote a safe environment for all students. All it would take is the threat of a strike.

How The Mizzou Protests Demonstrate The Power Of College Athletes

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 11.10.2015 | Sports

Some advocates for college athletes say Tim Wolfe's announcement on Monday that he would resign from his position as the University of Missouri system...

University of Missouri Students Protest to Highlight Racial Inequality

Sarah Sabatke | Posted 11.09.2016 | College
Sarah Sabatke

Tim Wolfe announced during a Board of Curators meeting on Nov. 9 that he will be resigning as the president of the University of Missouri system.

Embattled University Of Missouri President Tim Wolfe Resigns

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.10.2015 | College

University of Missouri system president Tim Wolfe announced Monday that he would resign, amid calls from students, faculty and lawmakers for him to st...

University Of Missouri Orders Investigation Of Response To Rape

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2014 | College

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan 29 (Reuters) - The University of Missouri's president called on Wednesday for an independent co...