Dyett High School, Chicago, ILAug 17, 2015

Hunger Strike for Dyett High School

But we realize, unfortunately, that when African American people have a strong show of self-determination, that goes against the public narrative. That goes against what people expect us to be. So we began to realize that they will let us die.
Jitu Brown, hunger strike leader

Parents and community members alongside the CTU went on a 34-day hunger strike to save Dyett High School and reopen it as a green technology school.

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