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[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

[Yellow "My Humanity..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "My Humanity Should Not Be Up For Debate!!!", "We are human!", and "We want justice!". It also includes the hashtag "#BLM" and is signed by the student Davon Kenney.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Please Write" poster]

Description: Poster that has "Please write!" at the top and different people's writing below. It is in red, blue, and black ink. Students wrote down their opinions and thoughts on the recent instances of police brutality being reported in the media and the BLM movement that followed. Pieces of duct-tape are at each corner and a small amount of ink bled through to the back.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The poster mainly reads "Hands Up! Don't Shoot! #BLM" with other students' comments and opinions. One hashtag that reads "#BACKThEBLUE" is crossed out with blue marker and followed by a comment labeling it as a defensive distraction from the real issues that inspired the Black Lives Matter movement. Other comments also address the police and one references Trump.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "What if the Tables Were Turned?" poster]

Description: Poster that was hung up on the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. There are several different comments written on it from students including a traced hand with the words "Lend a Hand" inside of it. The demonstration was held to bring attention to the Black Lives Matter movement and the issues that set it in motion.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White & Red "When They Protest in the Streets..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "When they protest in the streets You tell them to shut up! When they silently protest You tell them to shut up! When will they be heard!!!!!" The words 'shut up' and 'heard' are all underlined. The demonstration was held to bring awareness of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pink "The New Racism" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign has a quote from activist Jesse Williams, comments on "The New Racism", references the Black Lives Matter movement, and also the Dallas PD shooting on July 7, 2016.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Yellow "How Do You Feel: I'm Scared to Exist..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. At the top is written "How do you feel?" followed by several different students' writings on the situations surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement. #BLM is included in two places on the poster.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "No Life Should Be Reduced to a Hashtag" poster]

Description: Poster that includes several different student's writings about the Black Lives Matter movement and the situations surrounding it. One comment includes a comparison of 2016 to 1916. At the top is the name Paulina La Boricua. The upper right-hand corner of the poster is ripped off and duct-tape is on the other three.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pink "Portia Life Matters" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "Portia life matters! Knod life matters! Jazmines life matters UNT student Matters" with the names Nate and Antonio written in a space beside the message. The demonstration was held in order to open up about the Black Lives Matter movement on campus along with the incidents surrounding it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "History of Oppression" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign lists out a few of the incidents of discrimination and oppression seen throughout history; colonization, sold and killed are mentioned multiple times and the final 'killed' is in all caps and the largest on the list. The demonstration was held to bring awareness to the Black Lives Matter movement.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pink "No Justice No Peace: Black Lives Matter" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "#BLACKLIVESMATTER; NO Justice NO Peace; # RadiateLove". The demonstration was meant to bring awareness to the Black Lives Matter movement.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Green "In the End, We Will Remember" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign includes a quote from Martin Luther King Jr., a message, and the hashtags "#Tawon King" and "#Tough Love". The demonstration was held 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 "Latin(x) Stand With #BlackLivesMatter" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "LATINX STAND WITH #BlackLivesMatter". The demonstration was held in order to facilitate conversations 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

[Green "When Will It End?" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign lists out the circumstances in which African Americans were shot by police. In the center is a comment that asks "When will it end?" The demonstration was held in order to bring 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

[Green "Are You Woke?" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "Are you 'woke?'" and "What FREEDOM?" with hashtag references to the Black Lives Matter movement and shooting victim Terence Crutcher.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "We Must Take Sides" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign includes a quote and reads "'We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.' -Elie Wiesel Black Lives Matter". The demonstration was held 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 "David Joseph" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign's main message is about teenager David "Pronto" Joseph who was killed in Austin, Texas. Comments and quotes are written around the main message and several hashtags are included.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Spread Love, Hugs, and Drugs" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "#BlackLivesMatter Spread Love, Hugs, and Drugs; 11 convictions over 700 black deaths this year DO THE MATH; It's not privilege that makes you bad. It is what you do with it. -white guy #BLM".
Date: September 21, 2016
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[White "When Will the Videos Stop?" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign speaks out against racial profiling and explains that the demonstration is happening to make people think 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 "To My People of Color, You Matter" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign has several different messages written on it with topics ranging from the issue with the All Lives Matter rebuttal to resisting the system and being the change. There are also three hashtags on the poster. The demonstration was held to offer up a dialogue for the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pink "Black Lives Matter is a Reaction..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "Black Lives Matter is a REACTION to a RACIST Society that says they DON'T; If you see it as a personal attack, YOU ARE PART OF THE PROBLEM". The words in bold are also underlined on the poster.
Date: September 21, 2016
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[Blue "If the Phrase 'Black Lives Matter' Bothers You..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign has direct points regarding racism and the Black Lives Matter movement. One of the students was Vic Mensa and two hashtags are included at the bottom.
Date: September 21, 2016
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Green "When You Say #AllLivesMatter..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "When you say #All Lives Matter you're perpetuating toxic racism & causing harm. Stop. Erasing us. Black Lives will always matter", "#Don't Forget" and "The conversation of race should not make you feel threatened."
Date: September 21, 2016
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