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[White "There is Productivity in Righteous Fury" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "#blacklivesmatter (heart); All lives matter, so, why can't we all get along! All lives will matter when BLACK lives matter!; There is productivity in righteous fury." The demonstration was held in order to make space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: 2017
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Black Lives Matter Demonstration" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to one of the exterior walls of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "BLACK LIVES MATTER Demonstration... ON THE FRONT SIDE CONTRIBUTE". The demonstration was held in order to make space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: 2017
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "White Silence is Violence" poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration. The sign has a few parts to it, first is "White Silence is Violence" which is circled, two hashtags "#Chagegonnacome" and "RIPChrisitanTaylor", and a comment "I AGREE 100%!" The demonstration was held in order to establish a space where the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it could be discussed.
Date: 2017
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "We Are More Than a Hashtag" poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration. The poster includes the hashtag "#IndigenousLivesMatter", the phrase "We are more than a hashtag" and a question and response that reads "Is witnessing enough of a permission to speak, if I'm white? How do I act without feeling like it is appropriation? Yes!! Use your privilege to talk to other whit people about racism, because they are more likely to listen to you before listening to people of color."
Date: 2017
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "As a Veteran..." poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration. The sign has four different comments, one about Colin Kaepernick's protest, one in Spanish that reads "Culturas no son Disfrazes.", one about taking a stance, and one that reads "LATINX SOLIDARITY W/ BLM #LASVIDASNEGRASIMPORTAN". The demonstration was held in order to make space for discussion about the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: 2017
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Being Pro Black Doesn't Mean..." poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "The fact that people feel threatened by the statement #blacklivesmatter means we need to keep repeating it". It also includes the hashtag "#trayvonMartin", who was an African American teenager killed in 2012, and three other comments from students.
Date: 2017
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "#Michelle Shirley" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The poster includes hashtags and the name of Michelle Shirley, an African American woman who was shot by police in Torrance, California. There is also a quote from Vince Staples and Eryn Butler signed her comment. The demonstration was held in order to make space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: 2017
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Please Take a Moment..." poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration. The sign lists out the instructions of what to do with the boards and requests "no censorship". At the bottom are two hashtags, "#Black Power" and "#Be Proud of your Black Culture". The demonstration was held in order to provide a space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: 2017
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "When Colin Kaepernick Kneels..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "When Colin Kaepernick kneels, it's a problem but not innocent African Americans are being shot & killed and targeted??? #BlackLivesMatter". The demonstration was meant to bring awareness to the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "If I Can Feel Safe in My Skin..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "if i can feel safe in my skin... why can't you have the same right? (heart) i will not be silent in response to your cries... I cry with you. #BLM #embrace the skin you're in #iseeit #racismexists" in an expression of solidarity.The demonstration was meant to draw awareness to the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspire it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Join Us" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "Join Us... Take a moment to recognize #Terrence Crutcher #Tyre Kin #Keith Scott #Terrill Thomas". The demonstration was meant to bring awareness of the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Know Justice, Know Peace" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led portrait. The sign prompts students with the question "How do you feel?", offering them to share their opinions and thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement. There are several hashtags all over the sign and mentions of the 5th and 8th amendments. At the bottom is a fist drawn with a red marker.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "We Are People Just Like You" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The main message on the sign reads "We are People just like You!! Where is the Value? #Black Lives Matter". There are five other messages and a few hashtags.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "All Lives Can't Matter Until..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign begins "All Lives can't matter until Black Lives Matter" and includes points about humanity and doing something rather than let things happen.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "It's Puzzling..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The poster references the shooting of Michael Brown with a hashtag and quotes Malcolm X. The demonstration was held in order to facilitate conversation about the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Yellow "How Do You Feel? (Grab a Pen and Tell Me)" poster]

Description: Poster with prompt at the top "How do you feel (grab a pen and tell me)" followed by several responses below. The responses express other students' feelings around the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and police brutality. Several hashtags are included on the poster, two have been crossed out that appear to read "#All Lives Matter" and "#Unborn Lives Matter". There is duct-tape along the top and a piece on the left side of the poster.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Invitation to Stop..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "INVITATION TO STOP and give your time and thought to the murder of Black people by the police. GIVE us 1 Minute of your day; We wanna go home to our families Just like police.; NO JUSTICE NO PEACE; People Not Targets" and includes a small figure drawn in black ink with their hands up.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Green "Police Are Not Under Attack" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign is a quote that reads "'Police are not under attack. Institutionalized Racism is' -Kareem Abdul-Jabbar". The purpose of the demonstration was to have a space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "This Is Your Chance...How Do You Feel?" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sing begins with the words "This is your chance... How do you feel?", prompting students to share their opinions and feelings regarding the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Blue "Criminal Reform, Complete Reform" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The poster speaks about Brock Turner and a wish to reform the system. There are hashtags included in the messages. The demonstration was held in order to facilitate discussion about the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Do I Matter?" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "Do I Matter? #overseertoofficer Educate yourself. PoC can't always bridge the gap for you." The demonstration was held in order to make space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Stop Putting All Your Trust..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "Stop putting all your trust in the media and internet. Think for yourselves. Open your eyes and look around at whats going on in the world. #racismexists #IseeitandIsupportyou #Jesuslovesall (heart)". The demonstration was held in order to provide a place for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Yellow "Police Have Shot and Killed" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The main focus of the sign reads "Police have SHOT & KILLED at least 2,195 people since FERGUSON. STOP KILLING US" a comment on the side reads "Don't stop talking about this #staywoke". The demonstration was held in order to bring awareness to the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "2 Purposes" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign lists two purposes for the event "1.) Give POC a space to publicly grieve if wanted 2.) Create a space where anyone can stop and honor the lives lost and reflect on their role in the system of oppression". Comments are included beneath and above the numbered purposes and allow space for conversation. On the side is "R.I.P. Trayvon", a reference to the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections