Students rally in front of the White House in Washington, March 14, 2018. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
A student movement against gun violence is receiving sustained news coverage and was instrumental in building momentum around the March For Our Lives Rally Saturday March 24 in Washington D.C. and other U.S. cities.
Students are using social and news media to build momentum and advocate for legislation in the wake of a Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. A former student opened fire in the school, killing 17 people. Continue reading “March for Our Lives awakens the spirit of student and media activism of the 1960s”