Today was one of those days where so much seemed to be happening, but one of the most important events was the thousands of students here in the U.S. who walked out of school to protest gun violence. These kids are all to be admired and I pray they don’t give up. Thank you Militant Negro for posting this.
Thousands of students nationwide walked out of their schools on Wednesday to protest gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland massacre.
Participants in the National School Walkout, a massive protest organized by Youth EMPOWER, a branch of young activists affiliated with the Women’s March, called on Congress to pass stricter gun laws.
The walkouts were set to begin at 10 a.m. in each time zone and last 17 minutes, with each minute representing one of the 17 people killed in the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. But students in several states, including New Jersey and Maryland, started marching out of their schools as early as 8 a.m.
Sam Bacon, 18, helped organize a march of hundreds of students at Grace Church School in New York City…
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