Students march for Amir Locke

2000 plus students walk for justice

Ava Ashby, Tobias Khabie, and Grace Stillman

Students from across the metro area came together in protest following the Feb 2. murder of Amir Locke by members of the Minneapolis Police Department. Following the murder, students at St. Paul Central along with the student activist organization MNTeenActivists organized a state wide protest, inviting students from across Minnesota to gather at St. Paul Central High School and march to the Governor’s Residence. According to MPR News, more than a thousands students took part in the protest.