Five students from Indiana University at Bloomington (IU) started the Green Feather Movement to protest censorship.
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About 250 Sioux Indians, led by members of the American Indian Movement, converged on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation, launching the famous 71-day occupation of Wounded Knee.
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Trayvon Martin, an unarmed Black teenager, was murdered. The death of Martin and acquittal of George Zimmerman sparked the national and global Movement for Black Lives.
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Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.) won the heavyweight boxing championship title at the age of 22.
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Tinker v. Des Moines Case Wins Free Speech Rights for Students.
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W.E.B Du Bois, sociologist, historian, Pan-Africanist, author, and editor, was one of the most important activist scholars of the 20th century.
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Sam Lovejoy, slipped onto the Montague Plains and sabotaged the 500 foot weather tower Northeast Utilities had erected to test wind direction at the site.
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Patricia Stephens Due was arrested for a sit-in in Florida and refused to pay bail.
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