University of Missouri Announces Required Diversity Training After Racist Incidents

University-of-Missouri-Mizzou-logoMembers of the Legion of Black Collegians said that they were confronted by a man on the campus of the University of Missouri who used a racial slur. Members of the group said that a campus safety officer did not do enough to address the situation. Earlier, the student body president said he was subjected to racial slurs by a group of men driving by him in a pickup truck.

R. Bowen Loftin , chancellor of the University of Missouri, who was out of the country at the time, posted the following video condemning the latest incident. In the statement, Chancellor Loftin said, “It’s enough. Let’s stop this. Let’s end hatred and racism. We’re part of the same family. You don’t hate your family.”

The University also announced that all new students at the University of Missouri will be required to take a diversity training course focused on racism. University faculty and staff members will also be required to complete training.


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  1. Gerry says:

    Is this legion of Black Collegians being influenced by the radical trouble making organizations like the bml or naacp or people like sharpton, jackson or even obama or do they have their own radicals. These incidents mentioned above seem very trivial to have the black players on the football team threaten not to play because of them. These players, most probably on full scholarships probably worth over a hundred grand, signed a contract to play football. Doesn’t seem like these 2 incidents are worth losing their scholarships over. Let the people in charge handle it .

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