MU's black community will not be bullied and silenced.
A freshman who was near the center around 1 a.m. said he heard a man tell a black female she “wasn’t welcome.”
“Some of you are alright,” the first yak said. “Don’t go to campus tomorrow.”
Out of a total of 2,895 professors at MU 96 are black compared to the 2,200 white professors
Inspired by the murder of her husband Medgar Evers, Evers-Williams became a leader in the civil rights movement.
Play the Part has moved venues three times to accommodate the growing number of patrons to the event.
The theme of the week this year “Back II Black.”
The silent walk began at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center and ended at the Columns.
The money raised during the event will go toward MBMI programs such as leadership conferences.
About 50 people were tested on campus Monday.
Gaines was denied admission to MU's law school in 1936 because of his race.
Volunteers were invited to take part in a presentation by percussionist Morgan Matsiga.
Miscommunication was cited as one of the biggest issues black students encounter.
The week's theme is "Race (Still) Matters."
After six years, officials are optimistic the course will become reality.
Between 50 and 100 organizations were present at the event.
27 freshman have signed up so far.
A new executive board hopes to increase productivity.
Suggestions for freshman included making monthly appointments with professors.
The event saw higher attendance than in previous years.