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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU Hosts “Forum on Ferguson,” An Open Dialogue for the MU and Columbia Communities

Story Contact(s):
Jeff Sossamon,, 573-882-3346

WHAT: The Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative at the University of Missouri will host a “Forum on Ferguson.” Zakiya R. Adair, assistant professor in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, will moderate the discussion.

The discussion seeks to engage experts and community members in a respectful conversation about the shooting death of Michael Brown on August 9. Participants will explore the greater historical context and the role of the media.

WHO: The general public

WHERE: Room 7, Hulston Hall, 820 Conley Ave., MU Campus

WHEN: 6 – 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 9

NOTE: This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit:

For those unable to attend the event a live stream will be provided at: