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SNMA member Chidi Akusobi's speech for the HMS National White Coat Die-In

SNMA member Chidi Akusobi's speech for the HMS National White Coat Die-In

December 31, 2014

Good Afternoon Everyone

My name is Chidi Akusobi and I am one of the student organizers for this event. We want to thank you all, faculty, students, and staff, for your attendance at this National White Coat Die-In. We are joining over 1500 students from 50 medical schools in a show of solidarity with demonstrators around the country protesting the non-indictment of police officers who killed Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Both were unarmed black men.

Some may ask, why is it important for us as future physicians and dentists to take a stand against these non-indictments? Read more about SNMA member Chidi Akusobi's speech for the HMS National White Coat Die-In