The Most Amazing Speech by a 9 Year Old You Will Ever See

Miles Kampf-Lassin

Nine-year-old Asean Johnson gives an impassioned speech against school closures in Chicago at a downtown rally on May 20, 2013 that worked the crowd into a frenzy.Asean goes to Marcus Garvey Elementary School, slated for closure by the Chicago Public Schools, an un-elected board who’s members are appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Miles Kampf-Lassin, a graduate of New York University’s Gallatin School in Deliberative Democracy and Globalization, is a Web Editor at In These Times. Follow him on Twitter @MilesKLassin

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