Stop calling the police. Student, faculty arrests at U.S. college protests sends bad message

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Since the Israeli-Hamas-Palestine conflict, there has been a gradual public outcry on U.S. involvement and the governments position. The discourse has spilled onto college campuses in the form of protests, which have resulted in arrests of student and faculty by what appears to be militarized, local police. But what does this say about a country who says that they defend democracy?

More so, what does that say about how the U.S. treats those who challenge a position with peaceful demonstrations on the ivory tower? Ark Republic speaks with Dr. Sherice Janaye on how the climate on campuses experiencing these protests questions how administrators handle the situations, and what does leadership need to look like in this era of demonstrations and a a power shift.

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