Civil rights (still) matter!

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Civil rights (still) matter!

Suddenly, it feels like the 1960s again. The passionate, sometimes purposely disruptive energies of the Black Lives Matter movement have ignited a campus-based movement for racial justice that came of age last week. After months of protesting against an intolerant school culture at the University of Missouri, the group #concernedstudent1950 (named after the year the university started to accept black students) received unexpected momentum, and national media attention, when the football team vowed to go on a work strike until the university president resigned. The president did just that, and the system chancellor announced he would step down at the end of the academic year.

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