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Protests

Stosh Cotler

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Stosh Cotler, CEO and radical social activist.
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Stosh Cotler, CEO and radical social activist.

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Death of social activist Sophie Gerson

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Edmund Pettus Bridge

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The view when driving over the Edmund Pettus Bridge, the site of many of Selma's major scenes.

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The view when driving over the Edmund Pettus Bridge, the site of many of Selma's major scenes.

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Rivka Haut

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Rivka Haut.
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Rivka Haut.

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Rivka Haut

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Orthodox feminist activist Rivka Haut.
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Orthodox feminist activist Rivka Haut.

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