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‘Black Lives Matter’ protesters stage ‘die-in’ in Capitol Hill cafeteria

Washington Post | January 22, 2015

The Longworth Building cafeteria, a heavily trafficked lunch spot on Capitol Hill, was bustling around 12:30 p.m. when two to three dozen clergy members let out a cry of "Black Lives Matter" and lay down on the floor in front of the cash registers.

The protest comes as demonstrations continue throughout the country, spurred by several high profile cases of unarmed black men being killed by police officers last year.

Protesters Stage a ‘Die In’ in Longworth Cafeteria

Rollcall | January 21, 2015

Protesters staged a “die in” in the Longworth House Office Building cafeteria Wednesday afternoon to bring attention to police militarization and racial profiling.

Clergy Stage a Die-in at Congressional Cafeteria for Black Lives Matter

Colorlines | January 21, 2015

Christian, Muslim and Jewish clergy and people of faith staged a die-in at the congressional cafeteria in Washington, D.C. to protest the killings of unarmed black people.

Shutting down Congress’ lunch

Bend the Arc | January 21, 2015

On January 21, 2015, Bend the Arc, along with our partners at Auburn Seminary, shut down Congress’ lunch for an interfaith die-in. 

Protesters Stage ‘Die-In’ at Capitol

New York Times | January 21, 2015