Matthes' speech got it wrong. People have the right to be outraged but please don’t throw the baby out with the water.
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Longtime Missourian columnist Carl Kenney shared this piece with us, and we found it fitting to include in our series honoring the Daniel Boon…
The house began to deteriorate after my daddy died. It felt like the house endured a sickness because of what was missing. The emptiness stirred a depression that matched the ache in my heart.
Two companies, New Chapter Coaching and Diversity Awareness Partnership, will continue facilitating meetings in Central, North and East Columbia neighborhoods. They replace Carl Kenney, who left Columbia in August.
Columbia is looking for a consultant to replace Carl Kenney, who left Columbia in mid-August. The city sent a request for proposals to three specific residents with histories of involvement in diversity initiatives.
A call for black solidarity, economic empowerment and self-determination is resonating across the nation, but it is not a plea for violence or an attack on police. It is a demand for accountability.
The word is pride, and pride will not allow a person to linger in fear. Black lives have always mattered. That's a truth that a series of deaths can’t take away.
Conservative ways helped facilitate the type of character we found in our mothers and fathers, and they taught me that character isn’t determined by how you win, but how you act within the perception of defeat.
On Thursday night, the city of Columbia hosted a strategic planning meeting in the central neighborhood to gain input from the community about how to improve the lives of citizens. Community members were encouraged to join one of seven task forces meant to combat economic and social disparities in the neighborhood.
MU is on the censure list for yielding to the pressure of state legislators. Notwithstanding the pressures administrators faced, the protection of procedures designed to protect academic freedom should never be compromised.