The commission was created in hopes of solving racial issues in Missouri.
Following recent efforts to improve campus race relations, one protester said McCulloch’s visit “destroyed all of that.”
Since 2010, CPD has received $349,617 from federal equitable sharing funds.
MU4MikeBrown promoted the event with #WEBACK.
A march was held Dec. 5 from Speakers Circle, through the columns and to the steps of Jesse Hall.
“We have to admit that there are some wrongs that need to be corrected,” said English professor Clenora Hudson-Weems.
The event began at noon and lasted for about an hour and a half.
“I characterized this as a listening session. It was not my intent to respond or speak. I will continue listening and gathering input. We will craft responses as appropriate as we go forward,” he said in a statement.
The “Ferguson Listening Session” on Monday highlighted an urgency to discuss solutions to racial issues on campus.
“We have to forgive each other,” Reverend Dr. Clanton C.W. Dawson Jr. said.
Another event hosted by MU4MikeBrown will be held at noon on Dec. 2 at the Student Center.
The work of four of our campus’ most influential groups should not be trivialized by an event’s title.
When demonstrating on campus, students must recognize the public sphere they are being viewed in.
MU4MikeBrown held a "die-in" protest on Oct. 8 to show support for Michael Brown
Students gathered to protest at Speakers Circle on Wednesday afternoon, with visual representations of the dead, as well as pro-equal rights poems recited.
A ‘Forum on Ferguson’ took place in Hulston Hall from 6-7:30 p.m., and was led by Dr. Zakiya Adair, assistant professor of women’s and gender studies.
Three MU seniors organized the event to spread awareness of underlying issues behind the Ferguson riots.