#HandsUpWalkOut: Students Honor Michael Brown Today

By Aura Bogado Aug 25, 2014

Were Michael Brown not shot and killed by Darren Wilson on August 9, he would have been a new student at Vatterott College, a Missouri trade school. But Brown’s seat is empty today. Missouri’s Organization for Black Struggle, along with Freedom Side and Dream Defenders, called for students to host #HandsUpWalkOut on their campuses today, as a way to remember Michael Brown and other lives that have ended too soon due to police violence. Students around the country answered the call.

Here are just some of the tweets and images from today’s actions: