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Black students at the University of Missouri have been protesting over a series of racial incidents. Over the course of the last few weeks, numerous students have shared their own personal stories of racial episodes on campus.The student government president recounted having racial slurs shouted at him from a passing pickup truck. Another graduate student went on a hunger strike to protest the president on the university, Tim Wolfe, handling of complaints regarding racial bias and racist slurs.

Then two weeks ago 32 members of the football team, majority black, went on a strike demanding the president to step down. This eventually lead to the president of the university, along with another school official, to resign.

Missouri isn’t the only college gaining media attention. All of course the country, students are standing in solidarity with Missouri and even sharing their own accounts of racism on…

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