Towson University

Towson University students, faculty walk out of class to protest Trump

Towson University students, faculty walk out of class to protest Trump

Hundreds of Towson University students walked out of their respective classrooms earlier today in favor of protesting against the impending Donald Trump presidency and white supremacy at-large. Organized by Towson's faculty-led Social Justice Collective in conjunction with student groups, the walk-out urged students to leave their classes at noon in protest of post-election bigotry and racism, concepts that aren't all that unfamiliar on TU's campus.

Assatta's Shakur's freedom chant has become a well-known mantra within black activist circles at Towson's, and at the protest today, hundreds chimed in as student activist John Gillespie led the chant: "It is our duty to fight for...

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