A massive student-led protest took place in Calgary on Thursday, October 8. \nThe Calgary student protest was organized by the Sankofa Arts and Music Foundation, a youth-based non-profit organization. A letter posted by the foundation on Wednesday, October 7, read that the student walkout protest was happening to "end systematic racism in Calgary schools." \nEditor's Choice: Canada Has Now Opened Border Applications For People Who Want To Come Here To See Family\n \n View this post on Instagram *WE’VE LEFT THE BUILDING A post shared by 𝐁𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡 𝐂𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 (@blackyouthcollectiveyyc) on Oct 8, 2020 at 10:40am PDT\n\n\nA photo posted by the Black Youth Collective YYC showed students gathered around the Calgary Police Service headquarters during their protest. \nThe Calgary Herald reported that hundreds of students had taken part in the protest. \nThe Sankofa letter also mentioned two incidents that took place recently in which a teacher and a principal allegedly said a racial slur in front of students in two different Calgary schools. \nSankofa's letter also said, "Black children do not have the same experience as other children in the education system in this city and province." \nThe organization is calling for anti-racism training to be given to all staff members within "all school systems at the municipal, provincial, and federal level."