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45 Images From American University's Ferguson Protest

Because #blacklivesmatter at AU, too.

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We held a protest at AU on December 3rd, 2014.
Samantha Storch

We held a protest at AU on December 3rd, 2014.

Samantha Storch
We are upset by the recent events around the country and the racism that we face on our own campus.
Samantha Storch

We are upset by the recent events around the country and the racism that we face on our own campus.

Samantha Storch
Samantha Storch
At 3 pm Wednesday afternoon, we gathered in front of our student center.

At 3 pm Wednesday afternoon, we gathered in front of our student center.

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We staged a die-in.
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We staged a die-in.

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We laid for four and a half minutes.
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We laid for four and a half minutes.

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It represented the four and a half hours that Mike Brown laid in the street after Darren Wilson killed him.
Samantha Storch

It represented the four and a half hours that Mike Brown laid in the street after Darren Wilson killed him.

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Our fellow students spoke on behalf of us and on behalf of those no longer here to speak for themselves.
Samantha Storch

Our fellow students spoke on behalf of us and on behalf of those no longer here to speak for themselves.

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Then we marched.
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Then we marched.

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Our Provost, Scott A. Bass, joined us.
Samantha Storch

Our Provost, Scott A. Bass, joined us.

Samantha Storch
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We marched the entire course of the campus.
Samantha Storch

We marched the entire course of the campus.

Samantha Storch
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The issues hit close to home for many of us.
Samantha Storch

The issues hit close to home for many of us.

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Samantha Storch
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We rightfully expressed our anger.
Samantha Storch

We rightfully expressed our anger.

Samantha Storch
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And we took time to reflect.
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And we took time to reflect.

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In the end, we stood in silence, knowing that this is only the beginning.
Samantha Storch

In the end, we stood in silence, knowing that this is only the beginning.

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