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A man in bleeds on the sidewalk after he is shot by police in Watts, 1965
A man in bleeds on the sidewalk after he is shot by police in Watts, 1965
African Americans protest against police brutality in Harlem, New York, 1963
African Americans protest against police brutality in Harlem, New York, 1963
Bill of Rights, 1789
Bill of Rights, 1789
Black Lives Matter protest in Manhattan, New York, November 2014
Black Lives Matter protest in Manhattan, New York, November 2014
Black Lives Matter protest on the Metro Green Line in St. Paul, Minnesota, 2015
Black Lives Matter protest on the Metro Green Line in St. Paul, Minnesota, 2015
Cartoon by Herblock suggested police culpability for violence against black citizens, 1964
Cartoon by Herblock suggested police culpability for violence against black citizens, 1964
Cartoon of Los Angeles police officers beating African American Rodney King, 1992
Cartoon of Los Angeles police officers beating African American Rodney King, 1992
Charles White’s “The Return of the Soldier” depicts a sinister collusion between an armed police officer and a Ku Klux Klansman, 1946
Charles White’s “The Return of the Soldier” depicts a sinister collusion between an armed police officer and a Ku Klux Klansman, 1946
Demonstrators outside the White House protest police brutality in Selma, Alabama, 1965
Demonstrators outside the White House protest police brutality in Selma, Alabama, 1965
Frank Murphy, U.S. Attorney General, 1940
Frank Murphy, U.S. Attorney General, 1940
Illustration of New York City Police officers publicly beating the unemployed, 1874
Illustration of New York City Police officers publicly beating the unemployed, 1874
Lynching graphic, part the “Report of the President’s Committee on Civil Rights,” 1946
Lynching graphic, part the “Report of the President’s Committee on Civil Rights,” 1946
Paul J. Watford, U.S. Circuit Judge, 2012
Paul J. Watford, U.S. Circuit Judge, 2012
Paul Robeson and other members of the Civil Rights Congress submit a report to the United Nations Secretariat in New York in 1951
Paul Robeson and other members of the Civil Rights Congress submit a report to the United Nations Secretariat in New York in 1951
Sam Milai’s cartoon that appeared in the Pittsburgh Courier on January 20, 1968
Sam Milai’s cartoon that appeared in the Pittsburgh Courier on January 20, 1968
September 1977 Texas Monthly cover
September 1977 Texas Monthly cover
“Hands Up, Don’t Shoot,” Protestors in Ferguson, Missouri, 2014
“Hands Up, Don’t Shoot,” Protestors in Ferguson, Missouri, 2014
“Justice,” one of five civil-rights issues studied by the Civil Rights Commission in 1961
“Justice,” one of five civil-rights issues studied by the Civil Rights Commission in 1961