Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Empowered by successful campus organizing at the University of Missouri, where protests over racial tensions culminated Monday in the resignation of University president Tim Wolfe, students and faculty at schools across the co untry are seizing their moment to amplify the call for racial justice. As CNN noted on Tuesday, " It's not just Missouri...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
One week after a University of Missouri graduate student began a hunger strike calling for his withdrawal, Tim Wolfe resigns as president of the UM system at a meeting Monday morning. (Photo: Justin Stewart/Missourian)
University of Missouri system President Tim Wolfe on Monday announced his...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A panel of activists, researchers, community members, and other volunteers on...


Declaring "we're all in this together," Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, the new, black, homegrown police commander in Ferguson, ordered cops to remove SWAT gear and gas masks and then marched with protesters, prompting what observers called a stunning mood change in what had felt like a war zone hours before. Ordered by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to replace clueless, thuggish local police, Johnson said he understood "the anger and fear (of) residents... We all want justice, we all want answers."

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