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Civil rights movements

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Black Lives Matter signs

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: 2020-0007

Social Movements collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: RG-0000-0141
Content Description This collection includes materials sought by Tennessee Tech Archives that illustrate social movements and protests against police brutality of Black communites and responses in the Upper Cumberland. It contains digital and physical materials. Physical materials include 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...
Dates: 2020

Social Movements Collection

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: 2020-0024
Dates: 2017 - 2020

Social Movements collection

Identifier: RG-0000-0141
Content Description Documents activism and responses to activism in the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee. Topics include activism against anti-Black police brutality and criminizalization of poverty; and activism for gun control, immigration reform, reproductive rights, and LGBTQ+ rights. Content warning: some responses to protests contain dehumanizing, white supremacist, anti-Black racist, and antisemitic language and images. Some responses also call for and glorify violence against protesters.The...
Dates: 2017 - 2021