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Inequity in Higher Education: Campus Racial Tensions

Race-package photo (protest at GW)

The shooting of Michael Brown, a black teenager, in Ferguson, Mo., by a white officer in August 2014 drew attention to racial tensions in that city, and students demonstrated at colleges in nearby St. Louis. Across the country, as other racial conflicts erupted, the voices of minority students protesting inequities on campuses grew louder. Read The Chronicle’s coverage of racial bias, protests, and attempts at solutions on campuses around the United States.