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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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United Nations Day, 2017

Unidentified Photographer, [President John F. Kennedy speaking at the U. N. General Assembly, United Nations], September 20, 1963 (2013.96.138) UNITED NATIONS: President Kennedy keeps his hands busy as he addresses United Nations General Assembly 9/20. In his speech he suggested … Continue reading

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Protesting Racism in America

John Dominis (1921–2013), [American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos protesting racial inequity with raised fists during national anthem at Olympics, Mexico City], October 16, 1968 (recto and verso) (1012.2005) As the American national anthem began to play during the … Continue reading

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FREEDOM WOMAN NOW

Faith Ringgold, Freedom Woman Now, 1971 (796.2002) Faith Ringgold, The United States of Attica, 1971 (795.2002) Faith Ringgold, Judson 3, ca. 1970-71 (877.2002) Faith Ringgold, Peoples Flag Show, (1970) (883.2002) The “People’s Flag Show” at Judson church was open for … Continue reading

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Imogen Cunningham

Kenn Duncan (1928-1986), Imogen Cunningham, San Francisco, 1975 (398.1982) Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976), My Signature, 1973 (52.1998) Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976), Frida Kahlo, 1931 (2010.22.1) Imogen Cunningham (1883-1976), Mills College Amphitheater, ca. 1920 (400.1981) Hansel Mieth (1909-1998), San Francisco Civil Rights Parade; … Continue reading

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Post-Truth… That’s Life

In truth, this post, like so much of life, and perhaps death (a subtle reference to the classic tweet: “A man you can bait with a tweet is not a man we can trust with nuclear weapons.”), these days, was … Continue reading

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He Kills Me

Donald Moffett, He Kills Me, 1987. Published by ACT UP New York (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) (1253.1990) As the AIDS epidemic spread, activists criticized the Reagan administration for ineffectively responding to the disease. In particular, they were concerned that … Continue reading

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