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Landrum, Cassandra; Smith, Raymond Arthur

On June 28, 1969, a small gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village neighborhood, The Stonewall Inn, was raided by the police. Rather than the norm of passive consent to the police, the patrons began to fight back leading to an all-out riot in the streets of lower Manhattan. The Stonewall Riot is referred to by many as the turning point in the struggle for gay rights

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Political Science
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Majority Rule and Minority Rights Issue Briefs
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November 2, 2015
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