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Marching (“to demand equality for all humans”)

Michael Rougier, Women in Budapest march in honor of men who died fighting communists, 1956 (1906.2005) Charles Moore, [March on Washington], August 28, 1963 (178.1991) Bruce Davidson, [At the end of the march, crowds gather outside of the Alabama State … Continue reading

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“Before we left a little church called Brown Chapel AME, we knelt and prayed together.”

Charles Moore (1931-2010), [Andrew Young leading people, including John Lewis and Hosea Williams, in prayer, before the Selma to Montgomery march, Alabama], 1965 (169.1991) On Sunday morning, March 7, 1965, a march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery began … Continue reading

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Vote

Vu, “They will vote…” May 8, 1929, (2009.52.43) Unidentified Photographer, [Senator John F. Kennedy giving a campaign speech, Alexandria, Virginia], August 24, 1960 (2013.96.24) ALEXANDRIA, VA., AUG. 24 — CAMPAIGNS IN VIRGINIA — Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts, Democratic … Continue reading

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Think

William Copley, Think, 1967 (793.2002) Bruce Davidson, [Woman in window with American Flag; East 100th Street, New York City, USA], 1962 (2006.15.6) Unidentified Photographer, [American flag and sign, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington D.C.], August 28, 1963 … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to Vote

Charles Moore, [Voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery], 1965 (176.1991) Today is election day in the United States. If you are eligible, don’t forget to vote. John Albert, [Voter registration reminders displayed in drugstore windows, New York], 1947 (2012.121.21) … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Francis Miller, [Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his “I Have a Dream” speech to the crowd assembled in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.], August, 28, 1963 (1013.2005) Charles Moore, [March on Washington], August 28, 1963 (178.1991) Paul Schutzer, … Continue reading

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Presidents’ Day and Black History Month: “Actions speak louder than words”

We are already in February, a month which is designated as Black History Month. Being a rookie in this country and knowing very little about African-American history, it could seem presumptuous of me to write about it but I have … Continue reading

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