“White Coats for Black Lives:” MD’s and Med Students Across the Country Protest Police Violence

By Cassandra Rules “They tried to bury us. They didn’t know, we were seeds.”

On Wednesday, December 10, International Human Rights Day, students at over 70 medical schools across the nation walked out together in protest of the death and pain caused at the hands of the police, calling it a public health emergency.
Students from coast to coast donned their lab coats and laid in silence, most for 4.5 minutes to represent the 4.5 hours Mike Brown’s body laid on display on Canfield Drive on August 9, others staying for 11 minutes for the 11 times Eric Garner plead with officers saying “I can’t …read more

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