Honor and Remember Kent State Massacre Victims

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Honor and Remember Kent State Massacre Victims

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Four students paid with their lives, for free speech. Nine others were wounded for the right to peacefully assemble. Do something peaceful and reflective in their honor. Share your tribute, as those who forget history, are doomed to repeat it. And this is history we never want repeated.

  • Allison Krause
  • William Knox Schroeder
  • Jeffrey Glenn Miller
  • Sandra Lee Scheuer
  • Alan Canfora
  • John Cleary
  • Thomas Grace
  • Dean Kahler
  • Joseph Lewis
  • Donald Mackenzie
  • James Russell
  • Robert Stamps
  • Douglas Wrentmore

On May 4, 1970, in Kent, Ohio, 28 National Guardsmen fire their weapons at a group of anti-war demonstrators on the Kent State University campus, killing four students, wounding eight, and permanently paralyzing another. The tragedy was a watershed moment for a nation divided by the conflict in Vietnam… https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/national-guard-kills-four-at-kent-state

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Tags: #KentStateMay4, anti war movement, education, first amendment, free speech, kent state university, massacre, may 4 1970, military, national guard, vietnam war

 

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