Liberty City

Students Walk Out Of Miami Northwestern High To Draw Attention To Gun Violence

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-The entire student body at Miami Northwestern High School in Liberty City walked out of class Tuesday morning to protest gun violence in their community.

-Students said that they walked out in order to bring the world’s attention to the deaths of young people in Miami’s inner city.  

-Kimson Green, a student at the school, was shot dead over the weekend during an outbreak of violence. 

-The students say that they want the world to give as much attention to violence in inner cities as it has to what happened in Parkland.

-The walkout was spontaneous, and occurred after the school organized a ceremony to honor Green. 

-Student leaders say that they plan on walking out again tomorrow.


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