Tag: Legion of Black Collegians

Same homecoming, a different tradition

LBC President Shelby Anderson: “It's open to anyone who wants to celebrate black students and understand the history of them not being allowed to participate in the homecoming festivities Mizzou hosted.”

LBC incident reopens campus race dialogue

Freshman Autumn Clemons: “We’re not just yelling, we’re not just ranting, we’re not just going on about that type of stuff. We’re actually trying to get out a message, and I feel like that’s what people are actually missing.”

Comparing the response to incidents of racism on campus

Wednesday’s demonstrations come a little over a year after former MSA President Payton Head vocalized he was a called a racial slur.

Our Responsibility

Dr. Stephanie Shonekan, Chair of the Department of Black Studies, commends the social justice work of MU students.

We must come to terms with our racist past

This is the most urgent and authentic reaction that Loftin has had to an incident of racism on MU’s campus.

MUPD identifies suspect in racist incident at Traditions Plaza

The Office of Student Conduct “moved” the suspect from campus.

Meet the Legion of Black Collegians’ 2015 executive board

There are three juniors, two sophomores and four freshmen on LBC’s 2015 executive cabinet.

MU’s Black History Month events aim to celebrate, challenge

Black History Month events are sponsored by schools and departments within the university while others are the result of partnerships with student and community organizations.

Show that smile: Dental school-bound Love wins LBC king

Love said he attributes his drive to his parents.

Nature-loving meteorologist Stevenson takes LBC crown

Stevenson is currently working on a documentary about people of color in nature and conservation.

LBC creates time capsule for future students

The time capsule will be opened 10 years from now.

LBC crowns Homecoming royalty at Renaissance Ball

The LBC royalty court is determined to stay involved and promote leadership on campus.

LBC continues Black Love Week events

MU graduate Hassan Williams was among one of the speakers.

LBC ‘Demands’ event focuses on the organization’s founding

Students discussed the original “demands” of the founders in the 1960s.

LBC holds presidential candidate debate

Candidates discussed issues such as diversity awareness and Black Homecoming.

Slates Harrington/McGautha and Relphorde/Grant prepare for LBC elections

Both slates want LBC to be more visible and involved on campus.

Big XII Council on Black Student Government, One Mizzou big topics at joint senate

The meeting included leaders from LBC, MSA, RHA and Four Front.

Social justice student organizations in arms over diversity course failure

Faculty Council will push for a second vote on the initiative.

NAACP Image Awards present nine honors

Donell Young received Booker T. Washington Adviser of the Year award.

Gender-neutral housing resolution debated

Twenty-six MSA senators voted in favor of the resolution.