Here We Go… Black Mizzou Athletes to Boycott Games Until President Resigns Due to Perceived Racial Slights

Several Mizzou black athletes announced they would boycott all future football games until President Tom Wolfe resigns.
They are upset about the way the school’s president has handled racial incidents on campus.

How about we boycott their scholarships instead?
mizzou football protest
Several members of the Mizzou football team, including starting running back Russell Hansbrough, released a statement and this photo through Twitter on Saturday night saying they would not participate until Wolfe steps down ‘due to his negligence towards marginalized students’ (The Daily Mail)

The protesting athletes released an outrageous list of demands. They want more funding on social justice center, more black employees, an increase in retention of minority students on campus.

** The Mizzou Tigers have a losing record this year.

The Mizzou Athletics account released this tweet last night on the student boycott.

The players and Social Justice Warriors are upset about perceived racism on campus.
For example, a swastika was drawn on a campus door earlier this year.

The Daily Mail reported:

University of Missouri football players have announced they are boycotting team activities until the president is removed from office in the midst of a racism scandal.

Several members of the Mizzou football team, including starting running back Russell Hansbrough, released a statement through Twitter on Saturday night saying they would not participate until Tim Wolfe resigns ‘due to his negligence towards marginalized students’.

The move aligns the team with campus groups who have been protesting the way university Wolfe has dealt with issues of racial harassment during the school year.

Jonathan Butler, a black graduate student, is in the sixth day of a hunger strike to call attention to the issue.

he statement from the players included a photograph of 32 black men.

In the photo, two players have their arms linked through his.

The message reads: ‘The athletes of color on the University of Missouri football team truly believe “Injustice Anywhere is a threat to Justice Everywhere” We will no longer participate in any football related activities until President Tim Wolfe resigns or is removed due to his negligence toward marginalized students’ experience. WE ARE UNITED!!!!!’

Comments

As a privately owned web site, we reserve the right to edit or remove comments that contain spam, advertising, vulgarity, threats of violence, racism, anti-Semitism, or personal/abusive attacks on other users. The same applies to trolling, the use of multiple aliases, or just generally being a jerk. Enforcement of this policy is at the sole discretion of the site administrators and repeat offenders may be blocked or permanently banned without warning