Hundreds March in Highland Park, at SMU to Protest Racial Injustice

Hundreds of peaceful SMU students marched around the campus Sept. 5 in protest of police brutality and inequalities faced by Black people.

Protesters began their march at the intersection of Mockingbird Lane and Bush Avenue donning red and black clothes, carrying signs, and chanting “I can’t breathe” and “Black lives matter.”

The march went around the perimeter of the SMU campus and ended at the same intersection where it began.

A second march organized by social justice activist group In Solidarity DFW began shortly after the SMU student-led march, broke off to march through nearby Highland Park neighborhoods, returned to the starting location within about an hour, and dispersed.


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6 thoughts on “Hundreds March in Highland Park, at SMU to Protest Racial Injustice

  • September 29, 2020 at 3:43 pm
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    All this black stuff is getting stupid….many of us are tired of it…

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    • September 29, 2020 at 9:52 pm
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      All this black stuff? You mean people’s lives? I’d imagine it’d be tiring having to argue that your life mattered with people like you. Sit down.

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    • September 29, 2020 at 10:03 pm
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      All this racist stuff is getting stupid… many of us are tired of it.

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    • September 30, 2020 at 10:19 am
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      Shame on you. Way to show your true colors….of racism, intolerance, and complete lack of empathy.

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  • September 30, 2020 at 8:34 am
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    Half a century ago, when “this black stuff” came up, it was a sea of angry white faces protesting against integration. Today I see all colors in this crowd, uniting to call out the racial injustices that have been perpetrated in our country. Together we march forward. I could not be prouder of our youth and their determination for a better future.

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