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7 Facts You Need to Know About the Mizzou Protests

Last week, mainstream news outlets erupted with stories about student protests at the University of Missouri. The University was founded in 1839 but didn’t admit Black students until 1950 when the University was “fully integrated.” Today, the roughly 35,000 students have found themselves at the center of a major push for cultural and administrative change on campus following reports of racism toward Black students on the main, predominantly white Columbia campus. Here are some of th key facts you need to know. 

Mother of college quarteback under fire for tweet about Jameis Winston’s dialect

 

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Yesterday, Florida State University won the college football’s national championship, coming from behind to beat Auburn University. Jameis Winston, who recently won the Heisman Trophy, took home MVP honors after the game.

During Winston’s post-game interview, Dee Dee Bonner, the mother of University of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, took to Twitter to ask a question about the interview.

“Am I listening to English?”, Bonner tweeted.