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    45 Images From American University's Ferguson Protest

    Because #blacklivesmatter at AU, too.

    Samantha Storch

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

    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch

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

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    Samantha Storch

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

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    Samantha Storch

    We staged a die-in.

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    Samantha Storch

    We laid for four and a half minutes.

    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch

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

    Samantha Storch
    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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    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch

    Then we marched.

    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch

    Our Provost, Scott A. Bass, joined us.

    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch

    We marched the entire course of the campus.

    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch

    The issues hit close to home for many of us.

    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch

    We rightfully expressed our anger.

    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch

    And we took time to reflect.

    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch
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    Samantha Storch
    Samantha Storch

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

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