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Mizzou football team has joined the fight to address racism on campus.

Mizzou football team has joined the fight to address racism on campus.

The University of Missouri’s football team has joined students in their protest against University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe by boycotting all football games until he either resigns or is removed from office.

It began with Black graduate student Jonathan L. Butler, 25, who has gone on a hunger strike in his response in Wolfe’s reticence in addressing racial tension that escalated when a swastika scrawled in excrement was found on a dorm wall.

Butler said he is willing to die unless Wolfe leaves office, prompting the school’s chancellor R. Bowen Loftin to issue a statement voicing his concern for his health. With the Black football players adding their weight to the issue, the nation is finally paying attention.

Source: #Mizzou: Black Football Players Boycott Games Until School’s President Is Removed

Please Help- People are Tortured in American Prisons for Things Such As, Reading “The Prince”

Isolated for decades – solitary confinement is like “living death”. Help end this horrible practice ->  click here to sign the petition, which is almost at it’s goal; let’s try to make it way higher than the goal target…

A reminder…
Not all people in prison are guilty of horrific crimes… In fact, most aren’t. Murderers, pedophiles and rapists don’t make up the majority of our prisons. Point of me saying that is, if people say they are “put off” signing this because people in prison should “all rot” they are mistaken GREATLY.

Not even including the innocent souls in prison, it seems people also tend to leave out those who Continue reading Please Help- People are Tortured in American Prisons for Things Such As, Reading “The Prince”