#BlackLivesMatter scenes from peaceful demonstration at #UA #TTownForMikeBrown pic.twitter.com/iKkaTBxuYf
— Leigh Garner (@reporterleighg) December 4, 2014
As a win or lose Auburn Tigers fan I never thought the words Roll Tide would roll off my lips, but I have to give credit, honor, and praise, when credit, honor, and praise, are due. While UAB students are protesting the demise of their football program, University of Alabama students staged a silent protest of Michael Browns grand jury decision.
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- University of Alabama students organized a silent protest Wednesday of the grand jury decision in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson.
Student newspaper The Crimson White reported nearly 300 students took part in the protest and sit-in at the Ferguson Center, a hub of campus activity.
Participants wore all black clothing, with many carrying signs and utilizing social media hashtags like #TTownforMikeBrown and #BlackLivesMatter to share photos of the protest.
Some chose to lie down to represent the four hours Brown's body lay in the street on Aug. 9.Wouldn't it be great if students from Auburn University and the University of Alabama joined forces with students from Alabama State University and Alabama A&M University in a massive march with the DREAM one day their children will live in a country where the content of their character is not judged by the color of their skin? I'm looking sideways at Y-O-U Joe Scarborough, Charles Barkley, Rudy Giuliani, and Casey Wardynski.
Best hour of my life!! Be the change you want to see...#letsdowork #TTownForMikeBrown
— NearaP.is.She (@ItzMe_NearaP) December 3, 2014
Eye "believe the children are our future, teach them well and let them lead the way"