Racial Injustice Protests Win. University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe Resigns
By Tim Carthon (Blog #25: Race Relations)
The Students spoke, and the University listened. University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe has now resigned.
This resignation comes after several racially-charged incidents occurred at the university. Just recently in September, the president of the MSA spoke on his Facebook® page about how he was called racial slurs while all he was doing was walking across campus.
“I really just want to know why my simple existence is such a threat to society,” said Peyton Head, president of the Missouri Students Association and member of Alpha Phi Alpha® Fraternity, Inc., the first historically black collegiate social Greek-letter organization.
Well Mr. Head, the state of Missouri has a well known history of racism, so your simple existence being such a threat has a very simple answer.
This history was seemingly solidified by what occurred at the beginning of the following month when Legion of Black Collegians members were called the N-word while rehearsing for the school’s yearly homecoming festivities.
Think that was bad?
Almost three (3) weeks later…(CLICK HERE to Read More…).
Tim Carthon; Advocate, Speaker, Author, Educator
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