UC Berkeley "Blackout 2010": Black students hold silent protest in solidarity with UCSD students

Blackout 2010 Berkeley Protest

Black students at UC Berkeley, in solidarity with their brothers and sisters at UC San Diego held "Blackout 2010," a silent protest and blockade of Sather Gate.

The Daily Planet writes, "The group—comprised mainly of black students on campus—wore black clothing, with black scarves around their mouth, to silently protest racist acts at UC San Diego, including an off-campus event (the "Compton Cookout" mocking Black History Month. The situation escalated when a noose was found hanging in UCSD’s Geisel Library two weeks later."

Read the complete story in the Berkeley Daily Planet.

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