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Ferguson Alternative Spring Break Offers College Students Chance To Take Action

FERGUSON, MO - JANUARY 19:  Demonstrators remember Michael Brown with a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march from the apartment c
FERGUSON, MO - JANUARY 19: Demonstrators remember Michael Brown with a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march from the apartment complex where he was killed to the Ferguson police station on January 19, 2015 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer, August 9, 2014. His death caused months of sometimes violent protests in the St. Louis area and sparked nationwide outcry against use of excessive force by police. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

College students are being urged to scrap plans for beer bongs on sunny beaches, in favour of a serious-minded spring break in Ferguson, the Missouri town that was roiled by protests and unrest following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old.

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