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Images and newspapers from the civil rights movement are now on display at the Newseum

The Newseum

On Friday, the Newseum opened a new exhibit, “1965: Civil Rights at 50.” In the display are newspapers from the time, including this March 8, 1965 edition of the Dallas Morning News.

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That’s civil rights leader John Lewis being beaten by a state trooper, Newseum’s press release reports. The exhibit also includes images from “March,” a graphic novel by Lewis, who is now a Georgia congressman. Here are two more images from the exhibit:

Pennsylvania college students join the 1963 March on Washington, the largest civil rights protest in history. Photo Credit: Flip Schulke Archive

Pennsylvania college students join the 1963 March on Washington, the largest civil rights protest in history. Photo Credit: Flip Schulke Archive

Police and protesters face off over voting rights in Selma, Alabama, May 7, 1965, a day forever known as Bloody Sunday. Photo Credit: Spider Martin

Police and protesters face off over voting rights in Selma, Alabama, May 7, 1965, a day forever known as Bloody Sunday. Photo Credit: Spider Martin

The Newseum also has “Make Some Noise: Students and the Civil Rights Movement.” That exhibit includes a collection of things from Ferguson, Missouri, such as reporters’ notebooks and press passes. Read more

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