Police chase teens in Bedford-Stuyvesant, c. 1960s. Bettman/Corbis
08 Mar 1965, Selma, Alabama, USA — Amelia Boynton Robinson suffering from exposure to tear gas, holds an unconscious woman after mounted police officers attacked marchers in Selma, Alabama as they were beginning a 50 mile march to Montgomery to protest race discrimination in voter registration. — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS
Newwark Riots, 1967
Hospitalized bomb blast victim Sarah Jean Collins, 12, blinded by dynamite explosion set off in basement of church that killed her sister and three other girls as her Sunday school class was ending. (Photo by Frank Dandridge//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
To what extent does history shape the present and impact the future? Is it still “Winter in America?” How do we create social and political change in the 21st century?