Protest and the Cost of Forgotten Lessons

For those around in the 1960s, American cities aflame with outrage, tear gas and National Guard troops are nothing new. While police brutality struck many of those matches, the fuel was and is injustice.

Anti-war demonstration at New Mexico State University, October 1971. © William P. Diven.
A peaceful anti-war protest at New Mexico State University in October 1971 contributed to a national movement but drew neither police nor tear gas. Nearly 50 years later, a new movement fills the streets. © William P. Diven. (Click to enlarge)
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