GALLERY: Protest Held At O’Connell In Response to Police Actions

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Demonstrators from the University of Florida Dream Defenders and UF Students for a Democratic Society protested for two hours outside of the O’Connell Center on Friday in response to the police actions in Ferguson and New York that lead to the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Protestors marched from Tolbert Hall to Gate 1 of the O’Connell Center and held a “die-in,” which partially blocked people from entering the Gators men’s basketball game. The protest broke up around 7 p.m.

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