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Ohio State University Students Call For Justice During Die-In On Campus

Ohio State University students call for justice during die-in on campus. Read more.

Ohio State University students came together on Saturday night to protest ongoing violence and alleged police brutality across the country.

The students met at the Oval in front of the Thompson Statue for a die-in.

Each person spent four-and-a-half minutes lying in silence, symbolizing the four-and-a-half hours Michael Brown's body was on the street after he was shot in Ferguson, Missouri.

The students said they wanted to demonstrate those who have lost their lives at the hands of law enforcement will never be forgotten.

"We wanted to make sure other students are still aware of what's been happening and make sure that our leadership is aware of things that are happening and that they know that there are students here that take these issues seriously,' said Morgan Johnson, the OSU For Justice Facebook page creator.

Students also signed a petition calling for the OSU Police Department to begin using body-mounted cameras.

The petition will be delivered to OSU President Michael Drake for review.

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