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    Protests at the University of Missouri spark action upon pressing racial issues

    By Karlton Tate and Brooke Bauman On Nov. 7, several University of Missouri football players announced they would boycott all football-related activities, including practices and games, until University president Timothy Wolfe was removed or stepped down. In the announcement, posted to social media by The Legion of Black Collegians (LBC), a black student government group at the University, players cited recent racially charged acts of discrimination toward the black community on the campus and the lack of action or meaningful change from administrators on campus as reasons for the boycott. The announcement supported protesters who had been calling for Wolfe’s resignation this past October for his failure to rectify issues…