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As Missouri University President Resigns, UNF Prof Finds Parallels, Differences In Jax

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University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe stepped down Monday after football players and other students demanded he resign. Wolfe is accused of not doing enough to address racism in that state’s university system.

In Jacksonville, University of North Florida sociologist JeffriAnne Wilder says Missouri is different from her predominantly white campus in some important ways—but parallels exist.

UNF Professor JeffriAnne Wilder is the author of the book “Color Stories”: a look at how women’s skin color affects their lives.