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University Students Raise Black Lives Matter Flag Next To American Flag

Amid nationwide protests following high-profile officer-involved shootings, students at the University of Vermont took a stand this weekend by hoisting a “Black Lives Matter” flag alongside the state flag and the American flag. The flag, which was raised outside of the campus’s Dudley H. Davis Center in Burlington, Vermont, was met with both outrage and support, as seen in the comments on UVM’s and the student center’s Facebook pages.
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