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#ShutItDown: VCU students blocked Broad Street

December 4, 2014 Executive Editor 1

VCU students gather to protest Eric Garner’s death by policeman chokehold, following the protest of the failure to indict Darren Wilson.

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Ferguson decision sparks VCU march

November 25, 2014 Executive Editor 0

Past 10 p.m. on a Monday night, a group of about thirty VCU students met in the Student Media Center on Broad Street. Crowding the facility, the students talked of injustice while they used sharpies to scribble messages to the likes of “Black Lives Matter” on cardboard.

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No justice. No peace.

August 17, 2014 Executive Editor 0

As Michael Brown’s body turned cold on the pavement in Ferguson, Missouri last week, my “ifs” turned to “whens:” “When I lose a friend to violence,” “When I get pulled over by a police officer,” “When I feel the barrel:” Who will arbitrate justice for me?