- The 10,000 protesters who took part in this march did so silently. How might the number of participants and the manner in which the protest was conducted have helped the African-American movement for equal rights?
- Why might the African-American women marchers have worn white? What might that color have symbolized to those wearing it?
Underwood & Underwood, "Silent protest parade in New York [City] against the East St. Louis riots," 28 July 1917. Courtesy of Library of Congress