BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
Days after the University of Missouri president Tim Wolfe resigned from his post ( due to pressure from black student unions, some teachers and the black football players, because of his lack of leadership when dealing with several racist incidents towards black students on campus), the University’s governing board named Mike Middletown, a senior African-American administrator , the interim University president.
Also two university students were arrested for making terroristic threats:
Hunter Park, a sophomore at Missouri University of Science and Technology, and Connor Stottlemyre, a student at Northwest Missouri State University, were arrested for making terroristic threats Wednesday.
According to the St. Louis Dispatch Newspaper : On the social media app Yik Yak Stottlemyre threatened to ” Shoot every black person ” he saw at his school. ”
Park’s threats were not as aggressive, his alleged threats warned students not to come to campus on Wednesday.
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BY:LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
Amid protests from the University’s black football players refusing to play until he steps down to student activist Jonathan Butler going on a hunger strike on October 26 to protest against rampant racism, sexism and homophobia on campus.
The University of Missouri president Tim Wolfe resigned from his post this monday morning , amid complaints he was unable to protect black students from the growing of white supremacist attacks and racial slurs on campus grounds.
Note: In recent months there has been a spree of black churches being set on fire in the state of Missouri by suspected white supremacists .
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