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School of Medicine holds peaceful protest in support of black lives

June 15, 2020 12:15 PM
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Tulane Today staff today@tulane.edu
  


On Thursday, hundreds of Tulane School of Medicine and LSU School of Medicine faculty,  researchers and students, as well as essential personnel from nearby hospitals, united in a peaceful protest against police brutality and racism. Photos by Sally Asher and Paula Burch-Celentano.

Faculty, researchers and students from Tulane and LSU schools of medicine gather for a peaceful protest on Tulane Avenue, in a show of support for black lives affected by racism.
Tulane medical students hold up a sign they created for the event.
Participants gather and kneel in a moment of reflection to protest police brutality.
Russell J. Ledet, PhD, a third-year Tulane medical student, addresses the audience with powerful comments.
Faculty, researchers and students from Tulane and LSU schools of medicine gather on Tulane Avenue, along with essential personnel from nearby hospitals
Participants assemble on Tulane Avenue, some with signs showing their support.
Chaplain Rev. William Terry, right, offers prayers for justice for those who suffer as a result of racism, as Tulane School of Medicine faculty members Kevin Krane, MD, and Elma LeDoux, MD, left and center, look on.
Tulane resident Myrline Rose Belzince, MD, center, holds her sign during the peaceful protest.