Mizzou Professor ‘Embarrassed’ About Actions During Protests

A Missouri professor who was caught on video blocking a student journalist from capturing footage of a protest has apologized for her actions.

Last November, several students, professors and concerned citizens held protests over alleged racial incidents on the Columbia campus. Melissa Click was suspended from her duties following the confrontation, and many called for her to be fired from the university.

“I certainly wish I hadn’t done anything that was worthy of being in a viral video,” Click said. “I wish I could take it back.”

See Also

Read more at Fox 2.

Newsletter

Sign up for the EBONY Newsletter

Newsletter

Sign up for the EBONY Newsletter

When you sign up for the EBONY newsletter, you’ll be the first to know about all the latest news and updates that are important to you. Gain access to exclusive interviews, videos, special events, and product giveaways delivered right to your inbox!