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While a majority of white Americans came to support Civil Rights for African-Americans, the violence that was often associated with the Civil Rights struggle raised strong emotions and criticism. Black Panthers, an African-American militant group, marching with semi-automatic rifles elicited similar reactions as Ku Klux Klansmen burning crosses and lynching people.
Robert Roy Metz Collection, The Ohio State University Cartoon Research Library. Reprinted by permission of Claire O. Crawford