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The 'Before it's gone — Take it back' campaign started in #NYC to fight #gentrification and has supporters as far away as India. Organizer inspired by Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing.' http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/activist-selfie-ish-nabes-article-1.1876402 #bethechange

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Spike Lee Had A Very Good Reason For His Gentrification 'Rant'

Spike Lee Had A Very Good Reason For His Gentrification Rant

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Tracking Brooklyn's Rapid-Fire Gentrification With Google Street View

Watch Brooklyn gentrify right before your eyes in this fascinating series of Google Street View before-and-afters. http://petapixel.com/2014/06/26/google-street-view-offers-glimpse-incredible-rate-gentrification-brooklyn/

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Art project aims to document gentrifying city: 'It's not just Brooklyn'

Supporters of crowdsourced art initiative say takeover of inner-city areas by affluent outsiders 'is a concern everywhere'. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/18/brooklyn-gentrification-project-document #NYC #bethechange

An African-American Woman Being Carried by the Police During a Civil Rights Protest: A Proud Heritage: Photos From the Civil Rights Movement

Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican political leader who started the Universal Negro Improvement Association(UNIA). This organized had over fifty thousand members and created other organizations to help the black community.

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WWII Era Poster Stay Black and Remain Lovely Keep Calm

Bold. Black. Beautiful!

Winona LaDuke. American Indian activist, environmentalist, economist & writer of Anishinaabe descent. A graduate of Harvard and Antioch Universities with advanced degrees in rural economic development. Executive Director of Honor the Earth, which she founded in 1989. LaDuke became an activist in Anishinaabe issues, helping found the Indigenous Women's Network in 1985.

Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888

Martin Luther King Jr being attacked as he marched nonviolently for the Chicago Freedom Movement, 1966, which was the most ambitious civil rights campaign in the North of the United States, and lasted from mid-1965 to early 1967.

Dorothy Day with her prison dress. On November 1917 Day went to prison for being one of forty women in front of the White House protesting women's exclusion from the electorate.

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Australia, until 1960s, Aborigines came under the Flora And Fauna Act, classified them as animals, not human beings

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Are Black Women Excluded From The Feminist Movement?

Activists Discuss Racial Inequalities Within Feminist Movement

Pauli Murray: was an American civil rights activist, women's rights activist, lawyer, and author. Dr. Murray was also the first black woman ordained an Episcopal priest