Read time: 1 minute

Video: Students Stage Harvard Square 'Die-In' Protest

I dare anyone to watch the 4 1/2 minutes of silence as those students lay in the street and not be moved by it.

On Friday, over 1,000 students marched from Tufts to Harvard Square to protest the injustices done to black men at the hands of the police. There were marches all over the country, but this particular one was one of the largest and most compelling.

Dropping to the ground, the protesters remained in the street for 4 1/2 minutes -- one minute for each hour that Michael Brown lay in the street. What an incredibly powerful statement.

I'm sure the right wing outlets will serve up more pap about all the destructive protesters, but this video stands as evidence that they're wrong. This was a peaceful protest with a powerful message delivered by black and white students alike.

Black lives matter.

Are we reaching a point where actual progress is possible?

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $21 for 2021? Please consider a one-time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team