4th Annual Seattle Black Lives Matter Not Black Friday Protest November 24, 2017 Photograph Collection, November 24, 2017  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Photographer
Kinsey, Kristin
Title
4th Annual Seattle Black Lives Matter Not Black Friday Protest November 24, 2017 Photograph Collection
Dates
November 24, 2017 (inclusive)
Quantity
91 digital photographs
Collection Number
PH1506
Summary
Photographs of the 2017 Seattle Black Lives Matter Not Black Friday protest
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is entirely digital and can be viewed only on the Libraries Digital Collections website.

Languages
English


Historical BackgroundReturn to Top

On Friday November 24, 2017, the 4th Annual Black Lives Matter Not Black Friday protest was held in Westlake Park region of Seattle between the hours of 12:00PM and 8:00PM. The protest was hosted by the Black Liberation Front Seattle. Protesters gathered together and chanted “Black Lives Matter” and were demanding justice for African Americans killed by police officers. The protest offered a stark contrast between the holiday festivities and tree lighting occurring at roughly the same time in the Westlake shopping center. Protesters were encouraged to wear hoodies and jackets with the Black Liberation Front Seattle branding on it. Close to 11,000 people had expressed interest in the protest via the groups Facebook page, however on the day of the march only a few hundred protesters were in attendance.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photographs from the 4th Annual Seattle Black Lives Matter Not Black Friday Protest November 24, 2017.

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Kristin Kinsey PhotographsReturn to Top

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 Demonstrators preparing their banners for the march, Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from top to bottom: "#BlackLivesMatter; Just say no to racism; hold police accountable; Black Liberation Front Seattle", "#BlackLivesMatter; Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere; Black Liberation Front Seattle", "#BlackLivesMatter; Racism, it stops with me; Not Racist, join us; Black Liberation Front Seattle", "#BlackLivesMatter; Hold police accountable; End Racism; Black Liberation Front."
November 24, 2017
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 Protesters preparing signage for the march, Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from top to bottom: "#BlackLivesMatter; Just say no to racism; hold police accountable; Black Liberation Front Seattle", "#BlackLivesMatter; Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere; Black Liberation Front Seattle", "#BlackLivesMatter; Racism, it stops with me; Not Racist, join us; Black Liberation Front Seattle", "#BlackLivesMatter; Hold police accountable; End Racism; Black Liberation Front." Images on sign include: Charlenna Lyles, Mike Brown with caption "#we demand justice." Charleena Lyles, a 30 year old mother of three, was fatally shot on June 18, 2017, by two Seattle Police department officers. Mike Brown (May 20, 1996 - August 9, 2014) was an 18 year old African American male who was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri after being suspected of robbing a convenience store. This shooting sparked unrest in Ferguson, where both peaceful and violent protests took place for more than a week and a nightly curfew was established by the Ferguson Police Department. The slogan “Hands up, don’t shoot” was used as part of the protest, because there was a claim Brown had his hands up in surrender before he was shot. However, there was no evidence found in an FBI investigation to support this claim.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators peacefully sitting in protest, Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "Charleena Lyles could not celebrate Thanksgiving with her children", "Your silence is consent", "Stop life sentences for teenagers; Free Cyntoia Brown; Free Quantel Lotts; Adverse childhood experiences effect kids brain development", "Adverse Childhood Experiences #ACE; Quantel Lotts-His life matters! #just mercy; www.eji.org; tried as an adult @ 14, sentenced to life w/o #staywoke, exposed to violence and abused his whole life; you must stand for something... otherwise you will fall for anything. Do something now." Image on sign depicts: Quantel Lotts. Additional Information: Charleena Lyles, a 30 year old mother of three, was fatally shot on June 18, 2017, by two Seattle Police department officers.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators with sign "Your silence is consent" peacefully protesting for Black Lives Matter, Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "Your silence is consent", "Stop life sentences for teenagers; Free Cyntoia Brown; Free Quantel Lotts; Adverse childhood experiences effect kids brain development."
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator protesting in silence with sign "John T Williams shot and killed by SPD", Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "John T Williams shot and killed by SPD" Image on sign depicts: John T Williams. John T. Williams was shot and killed by Seattle police officer Ian Birk on August 30, 2010. The shooting was ultimately ruled “unjustified.”
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators peacefully protesting, Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right, top to bottom: "Buddihist Peace Fellowship", "No longer accepting things we cannot change, changing the things we cannot accept!", "Black lives matter", "John T. Williams shot and killed by SPD", "De-escalate, de-militarize, be-human", "Buddhist Peace Fellowship Seattle Chapter; Mindful of black lives, not black Friday $$$." Images on signs depict, from top to bottom: Symbol for the Buddhist Peace Fellowship of a hand holding a flower. Image of John T. Willams. John T. Williams was shot and killed by Seattle police officer Ian Birk on August 30, 2010. The shooting was ultimately ruled “unjustified.”
November 24, 2017
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 Protester holding sign reading "De-escalate, de-militarize, be human", Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from top to bottom: "Buddhist Peace Fellowship", "De-escalate, de-militarize, be human." Image on sign depicts: Symbol for the Buddhist Peace Fellowship of a hand holding a flower.
November 24, 2017
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 Black Liberation Front speaker with megaphone, Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Image on sign depicts a human outline used for gun target practice.
November 24, 2017
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 Black Liberation Front speaker standing next to banners preparing the crowd to march, Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text of sign reads: "#BlackLivesMatter; Racism stops with me; not racists, join us; Black Liberation Front Seattle", "NO! In the name of humanity we refuse to accept Fascist America, refusefascism.org."
November 24, 2017
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 Elderly demonstrator holding sign reading "Black Lives Matter, Justice for all," Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "Black lives matter, justice for all. If not now, when? This 87 year old is tired of waiting!"
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators gathered together next to the Christmas carousel, Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "Black lives matter." Text on clothing reads: "spread happiness."
November 24, 2017
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 Young man wearing a jacket reading, "American Freedom," Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on clothing reads: "American Freedom." Image on clothing depicts: A white male in an army jacket, with the American flag wrapped around his head, carrying guns and ammunition.
November 24, 2017
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 Protesters marching holding a banner reading "Hold Police Accountable" near Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "#BlackLivesMatter; hold police accountable; end racism; Black Liberation Front Seattle." Images on sign include: Charleena Lyles and Mike Brown. Charleena Lyles, a 30 year old mother of three, who was fatally shot on June 18, 2017, by two Seattle Police department officers. Mike Brown (May 20, 1996 – August 9, 2014) was an 18 year old African American male who was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri after being suspected of robbing a convenience store. This shooting sparked unrest in Ferguson, where both peaceful and violent protests took place for more than a week and a nightly curfew was established by the Ferguson Police Department. The slogan “Hands up, don’t shoot” was used as part of the protest, because there was a claim Brown had his hands up in surrender before he was shot. However, there was no evidence found in an FBI investigation to support this claim.
November 24, 2017
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 Police officers on bicycles accompanying protesters near Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "Is it right or merely white." Text on clothing reads: "Black lives matter." Image on clothing depicts: An upwards facing fist raised in protest.
November 24, 2017
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 Police officers on bicycles monitoring protesters near Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "Is it right or merely white", "No! In the name of humanity we refuse to accept a Fascist America."
November 24, 2017
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 Sign reading "Justice for Charleena Lyles & Philando Castile!", Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "Justice for Charleena Lyles & Philando Castile! World Workers Party." Charleena Lyles, a 30 year old mother of three, was fatally shot on June 18, 2017, by two Seattle Police department officers. Philando Castile was shot and killed on July 6, 2016 in St. Anthony, Minnesota. After being pulled over by Officer Jeronimo Yanez, Castile informed Yanez he had a firearm in his car. While reaching for his ID the officer shot Castile seven times, ultimately killing him. Yanez was later charged with one count of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm. Yanez was acquitted of all charges on June 16, 2017.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator holding a sign reading "Black, Latino and Native people are full human beings." in Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "Black, Latino and Native people are full human beings. Trump/Pence regime must go! refusefascism.org." Text on clothing reads: "No! refusefascism.org."
November 24, 2017
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 Two signs reading "Love and respect for all!" and "Trump: Kremlin employee of the month?", Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "Love and respect for all!", "Trump: Kremlin employee of the month?"
November 24, 2017
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 Protester wearing a jersey with Colin Kaepernick's name on it, Seattle, Washington
Text on clothing reads: "Kaepernick." Colin Kaepernick became a national figure in 2016 for protesting racial injustice, specifically, protesting violence of African Americans at the hands of police officers in the United States. Kaepernick symbolically knelt when the United States national anthem was played prior to the start of National Football League (NFL) games. This response prompted other players in the NFL and other American sports to protests in various ways.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators holding a banner listening to speaker, 1st Ave. and Stewart St., Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "#BlackLivesMatter; Hold police accountable; end racism; #BlackLiberationFrontSeattle."
November 24, 2017
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 Black Liberation Front speaker with megaphone amongst demonstrators, 1st Ave. and Stewart St., Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "Black Lives Matter!." Text on clothing reads: "Black Lives Matter."
November 24, 2017
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 Police officers using their bicycles to create a march route, 1st Ave. and Stewart St., Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "#BlackLivesMatter; Hold police accountable; end racism; #BlackLiberationFrontSeattle."
November 24, 2017
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 Police officers blocking street during the march, 1st Ave. and Stewart St., Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "#BlackLivesMatter; Hold police accountable; end racism; #BlackLiberationFrontSeattle."
November 24, 2017
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 Police monitoring protesters during the march, 1st Ave. and Stewart St., Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "I accept responsibility to dismantle white supremacy", "Justice for Charleena Lyles & Philando Castile!" Charleena Lyles, a 30 year old mother of three, was fatally shot on June 18, 2017, by two Seattle Police department officers who shot her because she was armed with a knife. It had been reported that Lyles suffered from mental health issues and had recently been arrested and booked at King County Jail. She was released on June 14, 2017. A condition of her release was mental-health counseling. A pregnant Lyles was killed four days later. Philando Castile was shot and killed on July 6, 2016 in St. Anthony, Minnesota. After being pulled over by Officer Jeronimo Yanez, Castile informed Yanez he had a firearm in his car. While reaching for his ID the officer shot Castile seven times, ultimately killing him. Yanez was later charged with one count of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm. Yanez was acquitted of all charges on June 16, 2017.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator holding a sign reading "Black, Latino and Native people are full human beings", Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "Black lives matter!", "Black, Latino and Native people are full human beings. Trump/Pence regime must go! refusefascism.org." Text on clothing reads: "No! refusefascism.org."
November 24, 2017
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 Protester holding sign reading "Jail all killer cops!" Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "Jail all killer cops! PSLweb.org Party for Socialism and Liberation."
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators marching in downtown Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "Don't fear the space between us, embrace diversity, no fear", "Black lives matter!"
November 24, 2017
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 Protesters holding a banner reading "Just say no to Racism, Hold police accountable," Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: ""#BlackLivesMatter; Just say no to racism; hold police accountable; Black Liberation Front Seattle." Images on sign depict: Mike BrownMike Brown (May 20, 1996 – August 9, 2014) was an 18 year old African American male who was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri after being suspected of robbing a convenience store. This shooting sparked unrest in Ferguson, where both peaceful and violent protests took place for more than a week and a nightly curfew was established by the Ferguson Police Department. The slogan “Hands up, don’t shoot” was used as part of the protest, because there was a claim Brown had his hands up in surrender before he was shot. However, there was no evidence found in an FBI investigation to support this claim.
November 24, 2017
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 Protester holding a sign reading "Justice for Quantel Lotts" in Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "#getwoke; Early trauma impacts brain and behavior! #QuantelLotts; Apartheid was legal, The Holocaust was legal, Salvery was legal, Colonialism was legal, legaility is a matter of power, not justice. - Chris Rock; You may choose to look the other way but you can never again say that you didn't know. - William Wilberforce; Justice for Quantl Lotts #sentencedserved, #sayhisname." Images on sign depict: Quantel Lotts. Quantal Lotts is a man who as a teenager was handed a life sentence without parole. He was tried as an adult for a homicide he committed when he was 14 years old. Chris Rock is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. Rock started his career as stand-up comedian and came to prominence in the early 1990s as a cast member of Saturday Night Live. William Wilberforce was an early English politician who lived from August 24, 1759-July 29, 1833. He was a member of parliament and an early leader in the movement to end the slave trade.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator wearing a T-shirt with a quote from W.E.B. DuBois, Seattle, Washington
Text on clothing reads: "Daily the Negro is coming more and more to look upon law and justice, not as protecting safeguards, but as sources of humiliation and oppression. The laws are made by men who have little interest in him; they are executed by men who have absolutely no motive for treating the black people with courtesy or consideration; and, finally, the accused lawbreaker is tried, not by his peers, but too often by men who would rather punish ten innocent Negroes then let one guilty one. -W.E.B. DuBois, from The Souls of Black Folk, 1903." W.E.B. DuBois (February 23, 1868-August 27, 1963) was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor. DuBois was the first African American to earn a doctorate degree from Harvard. He is one of the co-founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and is known for his contributions to African-American literature. He is most known for his seminal work The Souls of Black Folk.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator wearing a T-shirt reading "Black Lives Matter" in Seattle, Washington
Text on clothing reads: "Black lives matter; National Civil rights Museum."
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators holding signs reading "Equality" and "2017 and still racist in America!" in Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "Equality", "2017 and still racist in America!"
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator holding a sign reading "No longer accepting things we cannot change. Changing things we cannot accept!" in Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "No longer accepting things we cannot change. Changing things we cannot accept!"
November 24, 2017
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  Demonstrators holding their signs at the march, Westlake Park, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "Black lives matter", "Blas divides lies and dies us", "Charleena Lyles #sayhername." Charleena Lyles, a 30 year old mother of three, was fatally shot on June 18, 2017, by two Seattle Police department officers.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator holding a sign reading "I accept responsibility to dismantle white supremacy," in Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "I accept responsibility to dismantle white supremacy."
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator with red scarf, Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on clothing reads: "Black lives matter." Image on clothing depicts: A fist held up in solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement. Text on pin reads: "Black lives matter."
November 24, 2017
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 Sign reading "Black Lives Matter" at Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "Black lives matter; showingupforracialjustice.org."
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators among holiday shoppers, one with T-shirt reading "Griswold Family Christmas", Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "#BlackLivesMatter; Hold police accountable; end racism; #BlackLiberationFrontSeattle", "No! This nightmare must end: The Trump/Pence Regime must go! refusefascism.org", "Is it right or merely white."
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators protesting at the Westlake Center mall, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "Black lives matter", "No! This nightmare must end: The Trump/Pence regime must go! refusefascism.org", "I accept the responsibility to dismantle white supremacy." Text on clothing reads: "Black lives matter."
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators holding a sign reading "Hold police accountable, end racism" with Christmas tree in background at Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "#BlackLivesMatter; Hold police accountable; End Racism; Black Liberation Front." Image on sign depicts: Mike Brown,Mike Brown (May 20, 1996 - August 9, 2014) was an 18 year old African American male who was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri after being suspected of robbing a convenience store. This shooting sparked unrest in Ferguson, where both peaceful and violent protests took place for more than a week and a nightly curfew was established by the Ferguson Police Department. The slogan “Hands up, don’t shoot” was used as part of the protest, because there was a claim Brown had his hands up in surrender before he was shot. However, there was no evidence found in an FBI investigation to support this claim.
November 24, 2017
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 Black Liberation Front speaker among demonstrators at Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "Black lives matter", "Is it right or merely white."
November 24, 2017
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 Holiday shoppers with demonstrators blocking the entrance to Westlake Center mall, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "#BlackLivesMatter; Hold police accountable; End Racism; Black Liberation Front."
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators standing together in solidarity with their arms linked, Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "Black lives matter, showingupforracialjustice.org." Text on clothing reads: "Black lives matter"
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator wearing a shirt showing fist held up in solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement at Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on clothing reads: "Black lives matter." Image on clothing depicts: A fist held up in solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement. Text on pin reads: "Black lives matter."
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator with sign reading "If you are neutral in situations of injustice you have chosen the side of the oppressor", Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "If you are neutral in situations of injustice you have chosen the side of the oppressor. - Desmond Tutu", "Don't fear space between us, embrace diversity no fear", "Black lives matter." Desmond Tutu is a South African theologian and Anglican cleric. He is best known as a human rights activist and for his work in the anti-apartheid movement.
November 24, 2017
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 Drummers among the demonstrators at Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "No! This nightmare must end: The Trump/Pence regime must go! refusefascism.org."
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators standing together with arms linked in solidarity holding sign reading "Racism, it stops with me" at Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "#BlackLivesMatter; Racism, it stops with me; Not Racist, join us; Black Liberation Front Seattle." Image on sign depicts: Mike Brown. Mike Brown (May 20, 1996 – August 9, 2014) was an 18 year old African American male who was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri after being suspected of robbing a convenience store. This shooting sparked unrest in Ferguson, where both peaceful and violent protests took place for more than a week and a nightly curfew was established by the Ferguson Police Department. The slogan “Hands up, don’t shoot” was used as part of the protest, because there was a claim Brown had his hands up in surrender before he was shot. However, there was no evidence found in an FBI investigation to support this claim.
November 24, 2017
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 Protesters holding signs reading "Black Lives Matter" with Christmas tree in background at Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "Black lives matter", "No! This nightmare must end: The Trump/Pence regime must go! refusefascism.org." Image on sign depicts: A buddhist sitting on a lotus blossom.
November 24, 2017
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 Two protesters sitting holding a sign reading "Black Lives Matter" at Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "Black lives matter, showingupforracialjustice.org."
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator holding sign reading "2017 and still racist in America!", Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "No one is free when others are oppressed", "Black lives matter", "2017 and still racist in America!"
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators blocking entrance to the Westlake Center mall, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "#BlackLivesMatter; hold police accountable; end racism; Black Liberation Front Seattle." Images on sign include: Charleena Lyles and Mike Brown. Charleena Lyles, a 30 year old mother of three, who was fatally shot on June 18, 2017, by two Seattle Police department officers.Mike Brown (May 20, 1996 – August 9, 2014) was an 18 year old African American male who was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri after being suspected of robbing a convenience store. This shooting sparked unrest in Ferguson, where both peaceful and violent protests took place for more than a week and a nightly curfew was established by the Ferguson Police Department. The slogan “Hands up, don’t shoot” was used as part of the protest, because there was a claim Brown had his hands up in surrender before he was shot. However, there was no evidence found in an FBI investigation to support this claim.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators holding a banner reading "Hold police accountable" with police officers in the background, Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "#BlackLivesMatter; hold police accountable; end racism; Black Liberation Front Seattle." Image on sign depicts: Mike Brown. Mike Brown (May 20, 1996 - August 9, 2014) was an 18 year old African American male who was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri after being suspected of robbing a convenience store. This shooting sparked unrest in Ferguson, where both peaceful and violent protests took place for more than a week and a nightly curfew was established by the Ferguson Police Department. The slogan “Hands up, don’t shoot” was used as part of the protest, because there was a claim Brown had his hands up in surrender before he was shot. However, there was no evidence found in an FBI investigation to support this claim.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrators standing next to a banner with the image of Charleena Lyles, Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "Black lives matter." Images on sign include: Charleena Lyles and Mike Brown. Charleena Lyles, a 30 year old mother of three, was fatally shot on June 18, 2017, by two Seattle Police department officers.Mike Brown (May 20, 1996 - August 9, 2014) was an 18 year old African American male who was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri after being suspected of robbing a convenience store. This shooting sparked unrest in Ferguson, where both peaceful and violent protests took place for more than a week and a nightly curfew was established by the Ferguson Police Department. The slogan “Hands up, don’t shoot” was used as part of the protest, because there was a claim Brown had his hands up in surrender before he was shot. However, there was no evidence found in an FBI investigation to support this claim.
November 24, 2017
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 Protesters in Westlake Center mall, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read,from left to right: "Black lives matter", "#BlackLivesMatter; hold police accountable; end racism; Black Liberation Front Seattle." Text on clothing reads: "Black lives matter." Images on sign include: Charleena Lyles and Mike Brown. Image on clothing depicts: A fist held up in solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement. Charleena Lyles, a 30 year old mother of three, was fatally shot on June 18, 2017, by two Seattle Police department officers.Mike Brown (May 20, 1996 - August 9, 2014) was an 18 year old African American male who was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri after being suspected of robbing a convenience store. This shooting sparked unrest in Ferguson, where both peaceful and violent protests took place for more than a week and a nightly curfew was established by the Ferguson Police Department. The slogan “Hands up, don’t shoot” was used as part of the protest, because there was a claim Brown had his hands up in surrender before he was shot. However, there was no evidence found in an FBI investigation to support this claim.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator holding sign "BLM: Dialogue, diversity, change, accountability, equity", Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "BLM: Dialogue, diversity, change, accountability, equity", "Black lives matter." Image on sign depicts: The international symbol for peace.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator between two police officers, Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on clothing reads: "#blacklovemattersmore!!!!" Button on clothing reads: "Black girls are filthy."
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator holding a sign "Black Lives Matter," at Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on sign reads: "Black lives matter, showingupforracialjustice.org."
November 24, 2017
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 Sign reading "No one is free when others are oppressed" at Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on signs read, from left to right: "No one is free when others are oppressed", "Black lives matter." Text on clothing reads: "No! refusefascism.org."
November 24, 2017
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 Polices officers standing behind a sign with the image of Charleena Lyles, Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Images on sign include: Charleena Lyles. Charleena Lyles, a 30 year old mother of three, was fatally shot on June 18, 2017, by two Seattle Police department officers.
November 24, 2017
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 Demonstrator wearing a shirt reading "Black Lives Matter," at Westlake Center, Seattle, Washington
Text on clothing reads: "Black lives matter: National Civil Rights Museum."
November 24, 2017

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Black lives matter movement--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Demonstrations--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Kinsey, Kristin--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Seattle (Wash.)--Photographs