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Westport Fights for Racial Equality

Westport Fights for Racial Equality

Jackie Sussman, Assistant Business Manager

December 15, 2014


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After the grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown and the two police officers that killed Eric Garner, 50 people gathered on Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Ruth Steinkraus Cohen Bridge to advocate that “black lives matter.” Some students, including Lindsay Marks...

New Canaan students protest for Eric Garner

New Canaan students protest for Eric Garner

December 5, 2014


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On Dec. 4, 2014 at 1:30 p.m., around 300 students from New Canaan High School left their classes for a student planned protest on the Eric Garner case. Eric Garner was allegedly killed in a chokehold by the New York Police Department on July 17, 2014, and on Dec. 3, 2014, a grand jury decided not to indict h...

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