It started out last month as a writing exercise on the 1963 Birmingham Children’s Crusade, when more than 1,000 students skipped school and marched to demand civil rights. Then the class assignment mushroomed into a plan — hatched by 10- and 11-year-olds — to stage a little civil disobedience of their own.
"How Young Is Too Young for Protest? A National Gun-Violence Walkout Tests Schools" is from the March 13, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Stephanie Saul, Anemona Hartocollis and narrated by Kristi Burns.