Consumed in controversy: follow the racial events that sparked the past weeks’ movement
Cotton balls scattered around Oldham Black Culture Center
Junior Bryan Like was a witness at the trial. He said he often visits the BCC and was sad to see it desecrated.
The Maneater quoted Like saying, "The action that was taken in placing the item, which has a very strong connection with my culture, with my ethnicity, in a place that I am located in often, was a slap in the face."
Officer Darren Wilson kills Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson, Mo.
UMC students participated in many protests in both Ferguson and Jefferson City in the following months to demonstrate their anger that Wilson was not indited, even though, they argue, Brown was not dangerous and did not physically harm or threaten to harm Wilson in anyway prior to his death.