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2017's Graduates Are Using Their Grad Caps To Send A Political Message

"My dreams are bigger than your wall."

College graduation is a time to celebrate your achievements. It's also a chance to declare your political feelings by wearing them on your sleeve. Or...your head.

Graduation cap worn by protester #sb4 #txlege

Which is why grads around the country are customizing their graduation caps.

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For example, this woman wanted to make a point about President Donald Trump's planned wall between Mexico and the United States.

This girl shared a quote about the importance of government transparency.

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This woman illustrated her cap with black people who'd been killed by police.

And this woman shared her favorite Hillary Clinton quote.

This cap highlights the importance of immigrants (and Hamilton).

And this woman encouraged the world to "build bridges, not walls."

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This girl's cap is a shout-out to Solange and Black Girl Magic.

And this cap references Elizabeth Warren's attempt to speak out against the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as US attorney general.

Graduates used their artistic skills to express their feelings, like this guy:

And this woman.

Here's to a bright and bold future for these grads!

My graduation cap.. I've had this idea since junior year ! Finally did it πŸŽ“β€ΌοΈ #BlackGradsMatter #TSU21 βœŠπŸ½πŸ―πŸ’™

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