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The iconic photo of Tank Man, the unknown rebel who stood in front of a column of Chinese tanks in an act of defiance following the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem, by American Colony Jerusalem Photo Department, ca. 1936
Overseen by a white registrar, a black citizen trained by CORE fieldworkers answers a rigorous questionnaire in an attempt to register to vote during freedom summer in Baton Rouge, La., 1964. Bob Adelman/Magnum Photos. Magnum photographers have recorded many of the struggles over the right to vote, the right to marry, and the right to be included in the political process. Over on Slate’s new photo blog is a selection of iconic, memorable moments throughout the 20th century.