The Most Powerful Signs From the National Student Walkout

Young Americans across the country make their voices heard.

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On Wednesday, students at schools across the country are walking out of their classes for 17 minutes—one minute for each student killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, exactly one month ago. Protesters are demonstrating on college campuses and in front of the White House and Congress in Washington.

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From elementary school through college, students are speaking up—even during moments of silence—through their powerful signs. Here are just a few of the most stirring protest signs.


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LOCAL STUDENTS SIT FOR 17 MINUTES IN FRONT OF THE WHITE HOUSE IN WASHINGTON, DC

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STUDENTS FROM PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL OF CREATIVE AND PERFORMING ARTS IN PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

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STUDENTS FROM HARVEST COLLEGIATE HIGH SCHOOL IN WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK, NEW YORK CITY.

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LOCAL STUDENTS IN FRONT OF THE WHITE HOUSE IN WASHINGTON, DC.

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STUDENTS FROM WASHINGTON-LEE HIGH SCHOOL HOLD UP POSTERS WITH PICTURES OF THOSE KILLED IN THE PARKLAND SCHOOL SHOOTING.

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STUDENTS FROM DC, MARYLAND, AND VIRGINIA IN WASHINGTON, DC.

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LOCAL STUDENTS IN FRONT OF THE WHITE HOUSE IN WASHINGTON, DC.

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LOCAL STUDENTS IN FRONT OF THE WHITE HOUSE IN WASHINGTON, DC.

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STUDENTS IN FRONT OF JACQUELINE KENNEDY ONASSIS HIGH SCHOOL IN NEW YORK CITY.

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LEAH ZUNDEL, 15, A STUDENT AT COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL IN LITTLETON, COLORADO.

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STUDENTS FROM COMMUNITY LINKS HIGH SCHOOL IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.

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STUDENTS FROM LEADERSHIP AND PUBLIC SERVICE HIGH SCHOOL IN NEW YORK CITY.

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LOCAL STUDENTS IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.

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STUART-HOBSON MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT JOSEPHINE GUIRE IN WASHINGTON DC.

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STUDENTS IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.

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STUDENTS IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.

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STUDENTS IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.

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STUDENTS AT PROSPECT PARK BANDSHELL IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.

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STUDENTS AT PROSPECT PARK BANDSHELL IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.

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STUDENTS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

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LOCAL STUDENTS IN FRONT OF THE WHITE HOUSE IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

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LOCAL STUDENTS IN FRONT OF THE WHITE HOUSE IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

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A STUDENT AT A RALLY AT THE U.S. CAPITOL IN WASHINGTON D.C.

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STUDENTS FROM MIAMI COUNTY DAY SCHOOL IN MIAMI SHORES, FLORIDA.

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