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A civil rights demonstration in Chicago in support of fair housing.

Viewing the Civil Rights Movement in color

Josephine Stratman, Contributing Writer January 28, 2021

The Black Lives Matter Movement has sparked debate about race and racism in the U.S., and social media has been instrumental in driving those conversations.  One popular claim circulating the internet...

“Hands up, don’t shoot,” became a phrase synonymous with the Ferguson protests after the shooting of Michael Brown in August 2014. (Jamelle Bouie / Wikimedia Commons)

Marching through time: The evolution of protest

Vanessa Bell February 22, 2015

Despite advancements in civil rights, many issues remain unchanged It was after midnight on May 16, 2010, when the Detroit police raided a house in connection with a murder. According to reports from...

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