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After Mizzou resignations, how should college campuses tackle racial tensions?




The 53rd Annual Fisher Delta Field Day was held at the center near Portageville on Sept. 2, 2014. The morning started with a breakfast and led into educational talks and tours around the center.

UM System President Tim Wolfe speaks to the crowd.

Photo by Kyle Spradley | © 2014 - Curators of the University of Missouri
The 53rd Annual Fisher Delta Field Day was held at the center near Portageville on Sept. 2, 2014. The morning started with a breakfast and led into educational talks and tours around the center. UM System President Tim Wolfe speaks to the crowd. Photo by Kyle Spradley | © 2014 - Curators of the University of Missouri
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The president and the chancellor of the University of Missouri system resigned Monday over allegations that they mishandled racial tensions on campus.

Keona Ervin is an assistant professor of African-American History at the University of Missouri, and Lori Patton Davis is an assistant professor who researches racism in higher education at the University of Indiana's School of Education. Both joined host Alex Cohen to talk about tackling racism on college campuses. 

 



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