STONEWALL INN …. First National Monument …. “LGBT Struggle …. “!!

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~~June 28, 2016~~

STONEWALL INN 

Stonewall Inn becomes national monument nearly 50 years after riots

In 1960’s America, it was illegal to be homosexual.

Police raids on gay bars were common.

But on the night of June 28, 1969, gay residents of Greenwich Village decided they’d had enough, and took a stand at the Stonewall Inn.

They fought back against police.

The violence led to days of protests, ultimately igniting the gay rights movement.

It took 47 years, but the historic importance of what happened in the tiny Manhattan neighborhood has finally gotten federal recognition.

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http://www.cbsnews.com/news/stonewall-inn-becomes-national-monument-nearly-50-years-after-riots/

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https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2013/06/29/as-a-recap-of-yesterday-the-44th-anniversary-of-the-stonewall-inn-riots/

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