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Mizzou Incident Rekindles Anger Over Treatment of Black Students

A year after protests over race relations at the University of Missouri at Columbia forced its chancellor and the system’s president to step down, the university once again finds itself roiled by anger over racial slurs hurled at black students.

But unlike last fall, when the targets of those insults complained that no one appeared to be listening, the administration moved quickly on Wednesday to express outrage and promise a thorough response.

It temporarily suspended Delta Upsilon, the fraternity whose members reportedly shouted racial epithets and obscenities Tuesday night at two members of a student governing body known as the Legion of Black Collegians.