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How Students of Color Matter are Protesting Racism at Ethical Culture Fieldston School

March 14, 2019

"We’re getting to a point where it just has to stop, so we’re just trying to make as much noise as possible.”

Students sitting in chairs turn around to look at the camera.
Photo by Zoë Casdin

According to an Instagram post from the activist group Students of Color Matter, a lockout protesting racism has ended.

"After nearly 72 hours, extensive back and forth with the administration and the overwhelming support of all of you ... THE LOCK OUT IS OVER!" the group wrote in a caption. "Fieldston has accepted all 20 demands and have organized a formal plan agreed upon by all parties to implement each demand as soon as possible. Stay tuned, more information coming!"

Teen Vogue has reached out to see if it would like to provide a statement on the lockout's resolution...

https://www.teenvogue.com/story/students-of-color-matter-are-protes...

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