HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Southern Miss students rallied against domestic violence Tuesday by participating in the annual "Clothesline Project."
The "Clothesline Project" is a visual display that bears witness to the violence against women. During the public display, dozens of students decorated t-shirts with various sentiments meant to bring an end to domestic violence, and then hung those shirts on a clothesline set up on Weathersby Lawn.
The national "Clothesline Project" began with thirty-one shirts hung in Hyannis, Massachusetts in 1990. Since then, thousands of similar projects have taken place in different communities across the country.