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Through live webinars, The Legion of Black Collegians works to help campus remember and continue to learn from 2015 protests

Panelists spoke about their experiences with racism on campus and their memories of the 2015 protests.

History repeats itself: A comprehensive view of student dissent at MU

MU students have advocated for the rights of the Black community on campus throughout history.

MU dedicates buildings to three African-American pioneers of acceptance on campus.

As a part of Homecoming celebrations, MU recognizes the legacy of the historically marginalized African-American community on campus.

The Legion of Black Collegians celebrates 50 years through Homecoming Week

LBC’s Homecoming Week, which was Oct. 14 through Oct. 20, showed LBC’s main goals of educating to create positive change and giving African-American students a way for their voices to be heard.

LBC, CSA and ASA kick off school year with “Welcome Black Block Party”

The LBC, CSA and ASA came together to unify their members with barbecue, music and dancing.

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.