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Middlebury College students stage 'die-in'

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Posted on December 15, 2014 |
By Zach Despart



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AROUND 40 MIDDLEBURY college students laid down on the floor at a campus dining hall this past Wednesday evening during a “die-in” to raise awareness of police oppression against minorities in the wake of the deaths in the past few months of Michael Brown and Eric Garner and grand jurors’ failure to bring charges against the police officers who killed them. Photo by Michael O’Hara

MIDDLEBURY — About 40 Middlebury College students on this past Wednesday evening took part in a “die-in” to raise awareness about police oppression of minority groups.

The event was organized by freshmen Kizzy Joseph and Elizabeth Dunn, and senior Molly Stuart. The trio said the impetuses for the die-in were the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner — black men who died at the hands of police in Missouri and New York, respectively.

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