HOW ABOUT BLACK?

by Catherine Smith

This past Monday, Harris Stowe’s NAACP chapter convinced the students, as well as some faculty, to support their movement in remembrance of the late Anthony Smith, a black man killed by a white police officer. Anthony Smith was killed by Jason Stockley, who was found not guilty despite evidence showing the officer’s DNA on a gun that he allegedly planted after the shooting.

With Harris-Stowe being an HBCU, NAACP wanted to do more outside of peaceful protesting so they decided to reform on campus. This organization of students may be small compared to all the protesters in St. Louis as well as all over the world, but it’s an act that deserves an applause.

Go NAACP!

 

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