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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 Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at Ohio State University. Reprinted by permission of Claire O. Crawford.