Memphis students mourn gun violence in own communities as they walk out during national protest

Apr 19, 2018


Student leaders also worked with Campaign for School Equity, a local student advocacy group, to make the walkout happen.

“One of the most powerful parts of this has been connecting what’s happening nationally, this national movement against guns, to our own community,” Smith said. “We’ve talked about it in our classrooms. Now, we get to talk about it on a bigger stage and ask: ‘We are currently living with gun violence. What can we do to change that?’”

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