Here’s Video Of Mizzou Hunger Striker Eating His First Post-Strike Meal [VIDEO]

Chuck Ross Investigative Reporter
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It is unclear what University of Missouri activist Jonathan Butler is seen eating for his first meal since ending his hunger strike earlier this week, but whatever it is, video of the celebration obtained by The Daily Caller shows that it was served with a heaping side of the “n-word.”

It also came with a guest appearance by Deray McKesson, a well-known Black Lives Matter activist.

“Oh shit, Jonathan’s going to take his first bite,” a friend of Butler’s is heard saying in the video, which was posted to Facebook and shared with TheDC.

“First full meal,” a man says off camera.

It is unclear what Butler is eating, but when he takes his first bite the videographer is heard saying “Oh, shit nigga” and “Yeah, nigga.”

“The movement lives,” the videographer says.

“The movement lives,” the man repeats off camera.

“These white people are so mad,” another activist is heard saying prior to Butler eating.

[Update: A new video of Butler’s meal has emerged. Posted below and initially recorded on the live video streaming app, Periscope, it shows that the meal was not actually the activist’s first since ending his hunger strike. Instead, it was considered his first full meal. Butler, McKesson and several other activists dined at Ms. Kim’s Fish & Chicken Shack in Columbia, Mo.]


Butler’s hunger strike thrust him on the national stage and touched off a tumultuous week of protests on the Mizzou campus.

In a Nov. 2 letter announcing his effort, Butler, a graduate student whose father is a multimillionaire railroad executive, pointed to several cases of racist and sexist incidents that had occurred on campus. Ironically, given the language overheard during Butler’s celebration, he referred to an incident that occurred in September in which the school’s student body president, a black man, claimed he was called the “n-word” by a group of white men off campus.

He also lamented cuts to Planned Parenthood services and a recent move to strip graduate students of their employer-sponsored health care — a move that came about because of Obamacare. (RELATED: Mizzou Protesters Angry Over Obamacare Cuts)

During Butler’s meal, he is seen wearing a sweatshirt which reads “Assata Taught Me.” That’s a reference to Assata Shakur, a former Black Panther who was convicted of a slew of crimes, including the 1973 murder of a New Jersey state trooper. Shakur escaped prison in 1979 and fled to Cuba in 1984, where she remains.

Shakur has become a cause célèbre among leftist activists.

While Butler himself has become a cause célèbre, many have been critical of the claims he’s made to support his hunger strike.

One of those is that he was hit by a car in which Wolfe was riding during a parade last month.

But as Breitbart News’ Lee Stranahan reported on Wednesday, video of the encounter shows something else.

It shows that the driver of the vehicle attempted to back away from the protesters. He then drives forward slowly as Butler is seen shifting in front of the vehicle so that it slightly strikes him.

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