Civil rights protesters with the Congress of Racial Equality hold up signs that say "Stop housing abuses to minority groups"
Protesters at a Congress of Racial Equality protest in Lower Manhattan in 1963. This photo was taken by the NYPD, and is part of the collection held by the NYC Department of Records.

NY Lawmakers Say Blocking Traffic to Protest the Siege of Gaza Is Criminal. They Said the Same Thing About Civil Rights Activists in 1964

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