Students in NYC walk out of their schools (PHOTOS).

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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 New York City – Yesterday, Monday, December 1st, Hundreds of students and other protesters staged walkouts, die-ins and sit-ins in NYC.

They gathered at Union Square and then they marched to Times Square. In Times Square they had rallies, staged die-ins and sit-ins and marched in the streets around Times Square. Their hastage were #walkoutnyc #shutitdownnyc #thisstopstoday or #handsupwalkout.

According to The Guardian, “Organisers used the anniversary of Rosa Parks’s refusal to give up her bus seat for a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama, as a galvanising image on social media. The iconic moment in US civil rights history occurred 59 years ago, on 1 December 1955.”

These are some of the pictures.

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