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Dyett Hunger Strike

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The protesters joined CPS CEO Forrest Claypool on the first day of classes Tuesday.

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School activists said they will continue to push CPS on Dyett, but will now resume eating.

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Lead activist Jitu Brown announced he and 11 others would begin eating solid food again.

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But 13 others continued their protest, which started on Aug. 17.

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Activists called on Rahm Emanuel to meet with the strikers, who have gone 29 days without solid food.

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"Let's just cut the ribbon now," Rahm said after being interrupted by the crowd.

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Nine of the 15 Dyett hunger strikers occupied the Chicago Public Schools lobby for more than an hour.

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The group said the hunger strike would go on until CPS agreed to accept ongoing input from  groups.

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The Dyett High School hunger strikers are in their 18th day and not calling things off.

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Yet the mayor hinted Thursday that the entire re-opening of Dyett could be in doubt.