GEORGE KENNEDY: Two Years After Campus Protests, it's Time to Lift the Burden of History

Nov 14, 2017

Credit Missouri School of Journalism

Two years ago, our university’s racist history caught up with us.

Weeks of growing tension came to a head on Nov. 9, 2015, when President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor Bowen Loftin resigned.

We’re still grappling with the repercussions of the Concerned Student 1950 protest. While it’s pretty clear in retrospect what happened and why it happened, I suspect I’m not alone in still trying to understand just how the institution has changed as a result.

Those realities and that uncertainty are my topics this week and next.

Read the complete column online at the Missourian.