A Brief Reflection on Dying-In

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University of Louisville students held a die-in today at noon to protest police brutality and honor the victims murdered by police.

I first saw the names of the victims on the bulletin boards. The names covered the entire board. Why is that something people don’t see as troubling? How can we be okay when so many people have died that their names can cover an entire wall? How can anyone insist there is no problem?

The Student Activities Center was a powerful sight. There were people lined up all the way down past the ramp. snapchat-5367938220436981105

My friend and I joined after our class. We hadn’t thought about what we would do exactly. I thought about all of the times I saw lives being taken on camera. I thought about the anger and the grief for them and their families.

We joined our peers in lying down. It was moving to see…

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