According to 10TV, students at more than 70 medical schools across the country, including Ohio State, participated in a protest at noon on Wednesday.
It was called “white coat die-ins” and participants say it was in protest to the recent police involved deaths in Ferguson and New York City and to highlight issues of racial disparities.
Just after noon Wednesday, roughly 20 medical students quietly walked out of Ohio State’s Prior Health Sciences Library, crossed 10th Avenue and joined other medical students nationwide who were staging “die-ins” at the same time. They held signs that read “white coats for black lives” or “black lives matter” they stayed there, quietly, for roughly 20 minutes.
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