Students are set to unite across the United States on Thursday in a Million Student March to protest against tuition fees, student debt and higher wages for campus workers.
Over 106 campuses across the US are expected to participate.
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The protest was only organized two days ago, but thousands of people signed up to attend via Facebook groups.
— CEPA (@cepa_umass) November 12, 2015
RT reports: “We are people of all colors, genders, and sexual orientation, and we are united to fight for education as a human right,” the movement’s statement reads.
Organized primarily through Facebook by students, numerous marches are expected to hit US states from Seattle and Florida to California and Vermont, with a total of 106 universities and colleges planning to participate.
It’s unclear how many students are going to take part. “Together, we can build an independent movement capable of winning tuition-free public college, a cancellation of all student debt, and a $15/hr minimum wage for all campus workers!” the Million Student March website says.
— WPU YDS (@WPU_YDS) November 12, 2015
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