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Greg Highland. “There were cotton balls scattered outside the black cultural center at the University of Missouri-Columbia” (Expressions on Hate Surge on Campuses, Tim Barker). cotton balls . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Greg Highland

There were cotton balls scattered outside the black cultural center at the University of Missouri-Columbia (Expressions on Hate Surge on Campuses, Tim Barker).cotton balls

There have been racial slurs and a threat of lynching at St. Louis University (Expressions on Hate Surge on Campuses, Tim Barker).racial slurslynching

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In some ways, racial or hate-driven episodes can push a campus closer together. At SLU, for example, students and administrators have rallied in support of the targeted groups with town hall meetings, gatherings, diversity forums and a "We Are All Billikens" campaign, asking students to sign a diversity pledge and wear a wristband (Expressions on Hate Surge on Campuses, Tim Barker).diversity pledge

"We Are All Billikens"

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. . . . Keep ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries sheWith silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,I lift my lamp beside the golden door!

an excerpt from The New Colossus by Emma Lazarustiredpooryearning to breathe freetempest-tostgolden door

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Im not concerned with your liking or disliking me All I ask is that you respect me as a human being - Jackie Robinson

And America is becoming closer to this goal one day at a time

The tolerance is there,its just sometimes hidden through intolerable actsClick to go back to the beginningInformation obtained from:- Stltoday.com- abcnews.go.com/WhatWouldYouDoSongs were:- Imagine by John Lennon- Short People by Randy Newman

By Greg Highland