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Hammond High students protest racism

Posted: 6:05 PM, Feb 04, 2016
Updated: 2016-02-05 06:56:09-05
Hammond High students protest racism
Hammond High students protest racism
Hammond High students protest racism

Hammond High School students organized a walkout and protest Thursday morning to protest a racist rant shared on social media last month.

Students at Mt. Hebron High School held a similar protest Wednesday.

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During the protest, some students shared their experiences of racism and called for celebrating diversity. School administrators helped students planned the event, which took place during lunch time.