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    Students Hold Silent Demonstration And Anonymous Yik-Yak Comments Skyrocket!

    Fairfield University students chained their wrists under Assata Shakurs' vision that "It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains," on Friday December 5.

    Chained with a bike lock to school mascot.

    Amina Seyal Photography / Via Facebook: aminaseyalphotography

    Palestinian-American student locks herself to the leg of Fairfield University's school mascot symbolically asking people to rethink the ways Black lives have been treated since the transatlantic slave trade.

    Students result to anonymous app Yik-Yak to raise concern over the school mascot being blocked.

    A snapshot of the anonymous Yik-Yak app taken by a student that came to stand in solidarity after finding out about the demonstration through the app.

    White student reflects on her racial benefits

    Amina Seyal Photography / Via Facebook: aminaseyalphotography

    The bullets are from "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack," written by Peggy McIntosh, described as so: I have come to see white privilege as an invisible package of unearned assets that I can count on cashing in each day, but about which I was 'meant' to remain oblivious. White privilege is like an invisible weightless knapsack of special provisions, maps, passports, codebooks, visas, clothes, tools , and blank checks.

    Students Get Progressively Angrier

    This screenshot was shared by a student that was while at work when the demonstration occurred.

    Student Holds BlackLivesMatter Sign

    Amina Seyal Photography / Via Facebook: aminaseyalphotography

    Referencing recent deaths of unarmed Black men including Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Rumain Brisbon, etc.

    Students Reply with the Following:

    Student Sits Silent for 3 Hours

    Amina Seyal Photography / Via Facebook: aminaseyalphotography

    Afro-Mexican student symbolically demanding for critical reflection on the ways that young Black lives are treated.

    Anonymously said:

    Student Endures Cold December Weather

    Amina Seyal Photography / Via Facebook: aminaseyalphotography

    Quoting from the text The Racial Contract, this student sits holding a sign from 9am-12pm, and at one point, receives critical feedback about 5 feet away from her. Her response: silence.

    Students Believe the Demonstration to be Racist:

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