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Students, faculty, alumni and friends from Washington University in St. Louis gathered for the 28th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration "The Prophetic Voice: A Time to Break the Silence - Social Justice and Progress are the Absolute Guarantors of Riot Prevention” at Graham Chapel on the Danforth Campus in St. Louis Monday, Jan. 20, 2015. Kimberly Norwood, Professor of Law, was the keynote speaker, and civili rights leader Norman R. Seay received the Rosa L. Parks Award. During the event students Reuben Riggs (left) and Camille Scott, of the campus protest group in solidarity with Ferguson protestors, lead a four-and-one-half minute interruption of the proceedings, in remembrance of Michael Brown. Brown, a teenager from nearby Ferguson, Mo., was shot and killed during the summer in a confrontation with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Photo by Sid Hastings, copyright © 2015 Washington University in St. Louis.
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