Tag: civil disobedience

Kent State, 45 years later: A history of American civil disobedience

The Ohio National Guard throws cans of smoke into a crowd of protesters at Kent State 45 years ago.

The phrase “school shooting” conjures a very specific image among 21st century Americans: the lone gunman, mental illness, and national outcry over gun control. Years ago, this was not necessarily the case. One of the most famous massacres on school grounds occurred at the hands of our very own government following protests and the American… Read More