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Photo Gallery: USM Football Players Walk Out in ‘Black Lives Matter’ Protest

Southern Miss football players, with the support of their coaches and team staff, protested racial injustice in front of the campus on Aug. 28, 2020. Photo by Ashton Pittman

“Black Lives Matter,” the University of Southern Mississippi football team chanted as the entire group, backed by coaches and staff, marched out of Friday’s planned practice and to the front of campus to protest racial injustice. Dozens of mask-wearing fellow USM students and local residents joined them. Read the Mississippi Free Press story on the USM walkout here.

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