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[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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Orange "You Are Not Alone" poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration on the UNT campus. The sign addresses the recent political climate and minority and LGBT issues within it. It is mostly messages of solidarity and support. On the back is the date "11/10". The demonstration was held in order to offer a space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and 2016 election results.
Date: September 21, 2016
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pink "If You Aren't Angry..." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration that brought attention to the Black Lives Matter movement and the police brutality that inspired it. The sign reads "IF YOU AREN'T ANGRY YOU AREN'T PAYING ATTENTION" with angry and attention underlined.
Date: September 21, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pink "White Silence = Violence" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The poster reads "White Silence = Violence; We Are All One!!!" There is duct-tape on every corner of the poster. The demonstration was meant to bring attention to the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidences of police brutality that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Dear White People..." poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration. There are two large messages focused on minority groups and their fear after the election. Three smaller comments offer more positive messages and solidarity. The demonstration was held in order to offer space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "To My LGBTQ+..." poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration. The sign includes several longer messages and some short ones along with hashtags relevant to the Black Lives Matter movement and political climate. One message is aimed at the LGBTQ+ community and others deal with minority issues and Trump's election.
Date: September 21, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "I Was Made Loud. I Was Made Proud..." poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration on UNT's campus. The sign includes long blocks of messages expressing the feelings of students around the election. There are LGBT and racial issues touched on in the comments. The demonstration was held in order to make space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that influenced it.
Date: September 21, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Yellow "Black Lives Matter Demonstration" poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration on the UNT campus. The sign reads "BLACK LIVES MATTER DEMONSTRATION ON OTHER SIDE COME CONTRIBUTE!!!", inviting students to participate. The demonstration was held in order to offer a space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pink "#Terrence Crutcher" poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The poster features hashtags and the names of Terence Crutcher, Keith Lamont Scott and thirteen year old Tyre King who were all killed by police. A student has written a response to the "#AllLivesMatter" in the middle of the poster that was added after the "#BlackLivesMatter".
Date: September 21, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Orange "Be Uncomfortable. Ask. Listen. Learn." poster]

Description: Poster that was attached to the exterior wall of Willis Library during a student led demonstration. The sign reads "Don't let them think its okay to bring up past mistakes of a dead black man, and talk about future potential of a white man #FuckBrockTurner; Be uncomfortable. Ask. Listen. Learn." The demonstration was held in order to bring awareness about the Black Lives Matter movement and address the double standard found in the system.
Date: September 21, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Blue "Support & Care for Each Other" poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration on the UNT campus. The sign reads "(heart) Support & Care for each other. Black lives matter!" The demonstration was held in order to have a space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "You Are Loved" poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration on the UNT campus. The sign includes hashtags and messages addressing LGBT issues. On the back of the poster are the number "11/10". The demonstration was held after the election in order to make space to discuss and reflect on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "#Black Lives Matter" poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration on the UNT campus. The sign opens with the hashtag "#BlackLivesMatter" and continues on to direct people who wish to participate. It asks that no one be censored and states that "This is a continuation of the Willis Wall Demonstration" and is not "affiliated with any specific organization". The demonstration was held in order to offer a place for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Supporting Black Lives..." poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration. The sign has a large portion that is dedicated to pointing out issues in society and what the movement is focused on. It is signed "A biracial, criminal justice (major), woman" and dated "November 4, 2016". 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
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Trump Won, Let It Out Here & Now" poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration. The main focus of the poster is to direct those who wish to participate in the demonstration. "BLACK LIVES MATTER... TRUMP WON LET IT OUT HERE & NOW" is written in large black-stencil letters, followed by the note "Everyone welcome... Do not censor anyone else's responses!" There are other smaller comments as well.
Date: September 21, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "Do Not Stand Still" poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration. It focuses on the political climate and Trump's election and what that means for the future and equality. The demonstration was a chance for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Yellow "Emotion'L Dumping Grounds" poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration on the UNT campus. The sign reads "EMOTION'L DUMPING GROUNDS..." in large stenciled letters with the message "Hugs available upon request...maybe tears too" written in marker underneath. The date "11/10" is written on the back. The demonstration was held in order to offer a space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement after the 2016 election and other issues surrounding it.
Date: September 21, 2016
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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[White "What Keeps You Silent?" poster]

Description: Poster that was used during a student led demonstration on the UNT campus. The sign asks "What keeps you silent?", which is also underlined. There are three comments below, and the one in red is in response to the one in black at the bottom. The demonstration was held in order to offer a space for discussion and reflection on the Black Lives Matter movement and the incidents that inspired it.
Date: September 21, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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