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Stanford Students Shut Down Bridge In Support Of Ferguson Action

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 12, 2013: The San Mateo-Hayward Bridge crosses California's San Francisco Bay, linking the San Franci
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 12, 2013: The San Mateo-Hayward Bridge crosses California's San Francisco Bay, linking the San Francisco peninsula with the East Bay. (Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images)

Monday afternoon, Stanford students and community members shut down the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge in support of the Ferguson Action national demands, which include the demilitarization of local law enforcement and the repurposing of law enforcement funds to support community-based alternatives to incarceration.

According to Silicon Shut Down’s Twitter feed, 68 people were arrested in total. According to an email sent out to the Stanford community, 57 people were released and 11 have been sent to jail.

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