Study finds minorities feel marginalized at Missouri State
Although most students feel welcome on the Missouri State University campus in Springfield, about 45 percent of minority students and employees feel they have been treated differently because of their race or ethnicity, according to a new study.
They “feel” it because they’ve been told for years that the KKK is out to get them. If important and credible people told you every day for 20 years that Bigfoot was out there in the woods, and someone surveyed you to ask you if you thought Bigfoot existed, you know what you’re going to say.
Matt Morrow, president of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, said the report helps ongoing community conversations about improving diversity in Springfield.
Springfield has a pretty good thing going in being about as non-vibrant as a place can be. Why would they want to ruin…
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