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Tag: Black Lives Matter

More Than 160 Confederate Symbols were Removed in 2020, Report Finds

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) released a year-end update to its Whose Heritage? report on Tuesday, which found that 168 Confederate symbols were renamed...

Professors Lead a Nationwide Scholar Strike for Racial Justice

A movement for racial justice is underway in the academic community — and it all started with a tweet. On August 26, Anthea Butler, PhD,...

Protests Spread Across Country, On Campuses After Police Shootings of Black...

This week, protestors have gathered nationwide, including on college campuses, to express their outrage against the recent police shootings of two Black men, Jacob...

Symbols Matter: Colleges and Universities Respond to Movement Against Racist...

Alongside a major highway in Nashville, Tennessee, stands a 25-foot statue of a man who many would consider the embodiment of American racism. The...

University of Missouri Football Team Mobilizes for Black Lives Matter

Once the site of intense racial unrest, the University of Missouri (MU) campus took on a different air on June 3 when university system...

University of Missouri Implements Mandatory Diversity Training

In the wake of accusations of widespread racism on the University of Missouri’s (MU) campus in Columbia, the university announced this week that it...