If you're unaware of the happenings at University of Missouri, take a second to catch up here and the article from NPR
"For months, now, black students at Mizzou have documented a series of incidents in which they were accosted with racial epithets. In October, black students staged a protest along the homecoming parade route. They formed a chain in front of the president's car chanting, "It's our duty to fight for our freedom!"
Most recently, the University of Missouri football players said that they were standing in solidarity with the Concerned Student 1950 movement, which has for months now called on the university to seriously address systemic racism on campus."
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