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Students asked to wear hoodies for justice day event

March 30, 2012

Several UW-River Falls student orgnaizations are asking students to wear a hoodie to stand up to injustice.

The Black Student Union, Falcon Programs and Student Affairs are sponsoring an event titled “Hoodies for Justice Day.”

The event is in remembrance for the shootings in Florida and Wisconsin.

Students are urged to wear a hoodie or hooded shirt all day on Monday, April 2, to stand up to injustice in solidarity for Trayvon Martin.

There will be a thought-provoking forum on “The Right to Kill: A Campus and Community Forum on Recent Shootings in Florida and Wisconsin” with a rich panel of diversly educated individuals with criminal justice and law backgrounds.

The forum will and discussion will take place at 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on April 2 in the Kinni Theater at the University Center.