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University of Missouri president, chancellor resign over racial turmoil

University of Missouri president, chancellor resign over racial turmoil

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The campus coup d'etat was over.

After two top University of Missouri system officials announced their resignations Monday following allegations they had not sufficiently addressed racial issues on campus, students danced on the quadrangle where activists had set up a tent city. The football team announced that it was ending its strike and would resume practicing for this weekend's football game.

At an outdoor amphitheater, hundreds of students chanted in the sun, "I ... am ... a … revolutionary!" Social media users around the world joined in, tweeting more than 100,000 times about the day's protest.

The uprising...

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