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Lloyd Gaines, Arvarh Strickland, Mel West, Lucile Bluford and Michael Middleton all have a place in MU's history. Here's a look at some of the people and events that have an impact on the racial climate at MU throughout the years.
The Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center hosted a Black History Month event Friday to revisit Missouri's troubled past with lynching. The highlight was a performance of "The Missouri Horror," a re-enactment of the lynching of James T. Scott, the last such victim in Columbia.
- Columbia police arrest suspect in 2017 homicide case
- Virtual school, in-person graduation: Rock Bridge High School seniors decide
- MU Faculty Council approves motion supporting protesting students' freedom of speech
- MU Health Care preparing to start vaccinating 12-15 age group
- Three Columbia high school students win National Merit Scholarship
- Discovery Park looks to serve it up with The Kitchen Grill & Games
- Police searching for 14-year-old girl, last seen in East Columbia
- 'These bills are a question of power': Trans kids stand up to MO lawmakers
- Secrecy around ownership records raises questions about Missouri marijuana networks
- Missouri House votes for 'Rush Limbaugh Day' after rejecting 'Walter Cronkite Day'
- Bud's BBQ to open downtown late this summer
- 'Sheared away': James T. Scott memorial vandalized, plaque recovered
- Reckless driver sentenced to 10 years in death of triathlon worker
- MU installs cameras near downtown
- Fotoohighiam to remain free despite violating bond conditions within a day of his release
- Maya Leah Nicole Wootton lived a life helping others
- Artist and teacher Benjamin Cameron's life is memorialized in his art and students
- Mariana Langwell spent her life loving God and her family
- 'We got it': Kentrell Minton always lifted up his friends and family
- ‘Serious with a smile’: Ben Weir’s love for family, journalism, nature marked a long life