About 100 at BHS join walkout

Photos by John Gessner

Students at dozens of Minnesota schools, including about 100 at Burnsville High School, walked out at 1 p.m. Monday. April 19, to protest racial injustice and the killing of Daunte Wright by a Brooklyn Center police officer. One of the students, junior Amina Sheik, held a sign as classmates filed past. The walkout was organized by Minnesota Teen Activists. BHS administrators didn’t stop students who chose to participate, and staff members were present during the event, which included a student gathering at Bob Pates Stadium.

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