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By Any Means Necessary: Documenting Black Protest in the Schomburg Center: Resources outside of NYPL

This research guide highlights collections that document slave revolts and other forms of protest lead by the Black community.

Nothing to lose but our chains

“It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.”

Demonstrator staging a sit-in while confronted by a policeman and another individual

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Demonstrator staging a sit-in while confronted by a policeman and another individual" New York Public Library Digital Collections.