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On Martin Luther King Day this year, two students at the prestigious Boston Latin School launched a social media campaign: #BlackatBLS.
Seniors Meggie Noel and Kylie Webster-Cazeau launched a citywide conversation on racism in Boston Public Schools. They've testified to the school committee and met with Mayor Marty Walsh, who responded powerfully to their concerns on our show last week.
"I think that every student — and again, I commend the two young women who were on the video talking about what they experienced — no child, no young person, should have to experience that," Mayor Walsh said.
This segment aired on February 5, 2016.