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Tisch Scholars Make Their Mark

Jennifer Bailey, A09, walked through the U.S. Senate cafeteria on Capitol Hill in January 2015, alongside a rabbi and a Buddhist monk. They and others carried signs that proclaimed, “God can’t breathe.” They sang a civil rights anthem to protest a grand jury’s failure to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner, who reportedly gasped for breath as he lay dying on a sidewalk on Staten Island on July 17, 2014.