Historian Marc Stein Launches Database Project to Identify LGBTQ Direct Action and Protest
by Marc Stein
A project dedicating to identifying and cataloguing direct protest actions by LGBTQ advocates fills in significant gaps in our understanding of the geography, scope, targets, and demands of protests through the years.
SOURCE: The Nation
Direct Action: The Practical Politics of Protest
by Erin Pineda
"Protesters may be a loud minority of citizens, a set of especially motivated and impassioned individuals who are in many ways not representative of the general public. But the silent majority of voters are not as disconnected from—or dismissive of—protest as many assume."
Drugstores and the Color Line: Remembering Pharmacies as Sites of the Civil Rights Movement
by Greg Bond
Drug stores and pharmacies have been important sites of civil rights struggle – as local businesses that have provided vital services to a broad clientele, equal service at the pharmacy has been a material and symbolic demand of Black freedom advocates dating to the late 19th century.
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