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‘The World is Watching Us’: High School Students Reflect on Police Brutality Protests

By Kaylee Domzalski & Brooke Saias — June 11, 2020 7:43

Following the killing of George Floyd, high school students across the country have organized and participated in protests against police brutality and racism. In this short documentary video, students from Baton Rouge, La., to Tacoma, Wa. to the center of it all in Minneapolis, share their thoughts on what’s motivated them, and how they’re engaging communities in this moment.

Kaylee Domzalski is a video producer for Education Week, telling meaningful stories that impact the field.
Brooke Saias is a video producer for Education Week, working to tell stories about the impact of education on communities.
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