It was 50 years ago, today.
"By Monday, May 4, things reached a boiling point, and students weren't just protesting the war anymore, but also the armed guards stationed on their campus with military-grade weapons. (There were an) estimated 2,000 people who gathered that afternoon in a demonstration beset by the "toxic waters of the 60s flowing together in one place," according to historian Howard Means, who wrote a book on the incident, "67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence."So now, we are beset by the toxic waters of the 21st Century flowing together, in places around the USA. Some say that history doesn't repeat itself, but it rhymes. What rhymes with Kent State?
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