15 #BlackOnCampus Tweets Describe Why College Racism Is a Nationwide Issue
by Zak Cheney-Rice
Shortly after the ouster of ex-University of Missouri system president Tim Wolfe on Monday, the celebratory mood at Mizzou turned sour.
As students basked in their victory — the result of a week-long hunger strike by graduate student Jonathan Butler and protests against racism and other disparities at the University of Missouri-Columbia campus — tense interactions with members of the media segued into anonymous death threats against black students, prompting arrests, more calls for resignations and a wider debate around the challenges of marginalization at America’s predominantly white colleges and universities. Read more here.