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Photo of James Zwerg, a college student from Wisconsin, after he was beaten by a white mob in Alabama for being a Freedom Rider. He passed out shortly afterwards and was ignored by white ambulance crews for hours until an ambulance for blacks picked him up. Montgomery, AL, 1961
A bleeding reporter interviews a bleeding activist after one of the mass anti-war demonstrations at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, which were violently broken up by Chicago police and federal troops.
Cambodian refugees arrive at Wellington Airport in New Zealand, 1983, sponsored by the local Humanist Society.
Members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee undergo passive resistance training to prepare for the violence and harassment they'll face at their protests against segregation in the South. 1960
James Meredith, the first black man to enroll in the University of Mississippi, is shot by a white gunman during his solo march against racism. He survived the shooting and three weeks later completed his march, registering 4,000 new voters in the process. Mississippi, 1966
A crowd gathers around a television mounted outside the White House to watch the news about President Nixon's resignation. August 9, 1974
Russian civilians watch in horror as the house of parliament burns and tanks loyal to President Yeltsin open fire upon the legislature during the 1993 constitutional crisis.
A young Norwegian boy stands next to the graffiti'd monogram of King Haakon VII, a symbol of resistance during the Nazi occupation of Norway. 1940
Civil rights activists get drenched in condiments while sitting in at a segregated lunch counter in Jackson, Mississippi. 1963
After the assassination of senator and presidential candidate Bobby Kennedy in 1968, many people went to see his funeral train as it traveled with his family from New York to Washington.
Appalachian "hillbilly revolutionaries" from the Young Patriots Organization team up with the Black Panther Party for a "Free the Panthers" event, late 1960s
Helen Keller returns to Hiroshima three years after the atomic bombing, standing in the shell of a city she had toured eleven years earlier. October 1948
People of Baltimore, Maryland gather by the railroad to see the funeral car of Robert F. Kennedy. June, 1968
Two Chinese protesters in Beijing, 1989
South African police disperse an anti-apartheid protest with a helicopter. Cape Town, 1989
The Iseri family leave a message for their customers before being sent to an internment camp. Los Angeles, 1942
The first international meeting in space, Soviet cosmonauts greet American astronauts after the Soyuz and Apollo space capsules successfully dock with one another on July 17, 1975.
Chicago riot police charge protesters at the 1968 Democratic National Convention
Police shield six-year-old Yolanda Gabrielle and her mother from a mob of segregationists in New Orleans, incensed that a white family would break the boycott against integrated schools. Their harassment was so bad the Gabrielles later moved to Rhode Island. 1960
A crowd gathers around two Mexican American youths stripped and beaten by U.S. servicemen during the Zoot Suit Riots in Los Angeles, 1943
American soldiers with captured Viet Cong. South Vietnam, 1965
A U.S. Coast Guard vessel transports Cuban exiles during the 1994 Exodus
Gays in Atlanta protest after the Supreme Court’s Bowers v. Hardwick ruling found Georgia’s criminal sodomy law to be valid and that gay sex is not protected under the Constitution. 1986
East German youth march in torchlight through Berlin in honor of the founding of the German Democratic Republic. 1989
Local Communist Party leaders are publicly humiliated by the Red Guards during the Cultural Revolution in China. Harbin, 1967
The Original New York Penn Station, 1963
Harvesting wheat in lower Manhattan, 1982
Cuban machine gunners take aim at a B-26 bomber during the Bay of Pigs invasion, April 1961
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