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'Why Are They Doing This To Me?': Students Confront Ferguson and Walkout Against Racism


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'Why Are They Doing This To Me?': Students Confront Ferguson and Walkout Against Racism

Jesse Hagopian

On Monday after school, members of the Garfield High School Black Student Union (BSU) gathered in my classroom, along with my co-advisor of the student organization, as we braced for the grand jury decision in Ferguson regarding officer Darren Wilson’s killing of unarmed Black teenager, Michael Brown.