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Activism, Anti-Racism, Dissent and Peaceful Protest: Dissent and Peaceful Protest

History of Peaceful Protest and 1st Amendment Rights

Dissent and Peaceful Protest


US Protests in pictures

List of websites with images from various protest in the United States including protest for George Floyd, Trayon Martin, Sandra Bland, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice,  and others

Must Read--Books on Civil Disobedience, Dissent and Peaceful Protest

Law resources and Legality of Protest websites

First Amendment Library

The First Amendment Library’s goal is to enhance the public’s understanding of the 45 words of the First Amendment and to do so in an impartial, historical, analytical, practical, and accessible way. FIRE’s First Amendment Library provides visitors core information about the First Amendment’s five freedoms: religion, speech, press, assembly, & petition.

Library of Congress-LAW

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the United States Congress from enacting legislation that would abridge the right of the people to assemble peaceably

Washington College of Law- Resources for Supporting Protesters

As turbulent events relating to civil rights and social justice have unfolded across the country following the killings of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, Breonna Taylor in Louisville, and many before them, many are seeking constructive ways to assist people advocating for civil rights and social justice. The resources here include links to social justice organizations, ways to support WCL students, petitions, links to bail funds, news sources, advice for protesters, relevant library sources and more. If you have resources that should be added to this page, please email

Wellesley College-Black Lives Matter Libguide

This guide is meant to serve as a starting point for students and faculty to better understand the killings of unarmed black people by police since Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, MO in 2014, and the subsequent protests and unrest that spread from Ferguson to New York City and across the United States.

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