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With Demands for Racial Justice, Student 'BlackOut' Actions Sweep US


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With Demands for Racial Justice, Student 'BlackOut' Actions Sweep US

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer, Sarah Lazare, staff writer

Students at colleges and universities from coast to coast walked out of class, held rallies and teach-ins, and protested on Wednesday as part of a coordinated national day of action demanding racial justice both on- and off-campus.


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It's sad that conditions are so bad that this has become necessary, but also heartening and even beautiful that large numbers of people are doing this. I was especially moved by the chant of Assata Shakur's words.