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Black Lives Matter signs

 Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2020-0007

Content Description

Four signs from the June 6, 2020 Black Lives Matter protests for George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at Cookeville's Courthouse Square. One sign includes a Pride and Black Lives Matters statement. Three are black and white and one is colored. The protests attracted 200 plus on June 6 and protests continued for days following the initial protest. Threats occurred to participants and some were investigated by the FBI for being associated with a terrorist organization proposed by Trump called "antifa".

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

The archivist solicited alumni Olivia Hendricks and student Mohera Narimetla for the signs they used in the June 6, 2020 protests.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 2020

Extent

4 Sheets