Hundreds of students in Minnesota walked out to protest the killings of Daunte Wright and George Floyd

Hundreds of students in Minnesota walked out to protest the killings of Daunte Wright and George Floyd
A 2020 protest in Seattle after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.Elaine Thompson/AP Photo

High school students across the state of Minnesota walked out of class on Monday to protest the police killings of George Floyd and Daunte Wright.

Students from the Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Arts marched to the Capitol building in solidarity with Daunte Wright and his family, according to local journalist Amudalat Ajasa, who is reporting for the Guardian. The walkout was organized by a group called Minnesota Teen Activists, according to the Minnesota Star Tribune.
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At a separate march in downtown Minneapolis, students chanted, "National Guard, go home!"

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