The cover of George Lipsitz’s biography of black activist Ivory Perry shows Perry blocking traffic during a “stall-in.” Like “sit-ins,” “stall-ins” were a nonviolent tactic of civil rights activists and were designed to disrupt normal life, protest against discrimination, and draw attention to the movement.


Images: 1) Image from the Cover of A Life in the Struggle: Ivory Perry and the Culture of Opposition

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