"Fire Chief Suhr!" said activists. "Independent Investigation! And charge these cops with murder!"
The California Faculty Association demonstrated in front of the California State University Board of Trustees headquarters.
The state's Senate and House voted to remove the flag; chants of "take it down" eventually morphed into chants of "U.S.A." as the flag was lowered.
"We were planning to stay in jail overnight in defiance against being arrested, unconstitutionally, based on the sound or volume of our voices."
The Kent State shootings are a long-remembered symbol of government gone amok with its power and fear of its own people.
On this date in 1965, Washington, D.C. saw the first major demonstration against the Vietnam War.
With their chants bellowing across the streets, passersby were reminded that in 75 days the family of Michael Brown has not received any answers from law enforcement officials.
What is now known as Ferguson October could go down in the history books as the spark that ignited the new civil rights movement.
A national call has been made to support the struggle for justice for Michael Brown and all young lives that have been cut short by police officers throughout the U.S.
When Mayor Toni N. Harp declared Feb. 23, 2014 as "Craig Gauthier day in the City of New Haven," the overflow crowd at the Peoples Center burst into cheers.