Founder Alicia Garza: “We need black people, especially young black people, to not wear hoodies, to pull their pants up, to get a better education and deviate from the narrative that they didn’t start.”
“We don’t get the reward or the certificate for doing it,” Parker said. “It’s something that you do because it’s something you should do, helping our fellow mankind. This is an opportunity to have people interact with the community they’ve probably never
Students have wanted this requirement as a means of promoting a campus-wide conversation on inclusivity for decades.
Dr. Stephanie Shonekan, Chair of the Department of Black Studies, commends the social justice work of MU students.
Graduate student Jonathan Butler says Loftin’s response is a start, but it isn’t enough.
Yes, I do think that the Chancellor is responsible for the 35,441 students enrolled at MU.
Commission Chairman Scott Dean feels that issues of racism and diversity on campus are Columbia’s issues, too.
This is the most urgent and authentic reaction that Loftin has had to an incident of racism on MU’s campus.
This is the second time in a month that black students at your university have been disrespected in the cruelest of ways.
Being diverse is all based on perception
How are incoming freshmen thinking about diversity?
An analysis of the diversity education at Summer Welcome as an incoming freshman
Instead of simply pointing to statistics and numbers for diversity, MU needs to put an emphasis on improving the student experience.
Students requested administration to create an “intergroup dialogue course” and reevaluate the way it recruits underrepresented students.
Seventy percent of all students at MU in fall 2014 were white.
The proposed change to the Faculty Handbook would include language that require faculty to excuse students for religious obligations.
Wells said investigating students’ social media posts is “not what the Honor Code requires.”
The Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative creates an opportunity for students to discuss controversial issues with peers.
The statue was a gift from MU alumnus Ty Christian.
Students will walk in the inaugural parade and meet with representatives from other schools