Black Lives Matter (Chicago). : Chicago Black Lives Matter Protest Collection, 2014-ongoing
- Announcements, flyers, artwork, buttons, newsletters, photographs, posters, t-shirts, and other materials collected by various individuals at Chicago protests, 2015-2016, responding to recurring police violence and civil rights violations against black citizens. This documentation was solicited as part of a 2016 Newberry Library exhibition, From Civil War to Civil Rights, and also includes responses to events posted by visitors to the exhibition.
Extent: 4.4 linear feet - (1 box and 2 oversize boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Politics, Social Action
Call Number: Midwest MS ChicagoBLM
The Chicago Black Lives Matter Protest Collection are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).