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365 Images of Social Justice: Week 3

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January 15 (1929), The birth of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr.

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January 16 (1969), Czech student, Jan Palach, sets himself on fire in protest of the Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia

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January 17 (1987), Thousands protest against the first test launch of the Trident II Missile atย Cape Canaveral, Florida

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January 18 (2011), Websites blacked out against SOPA, Stop Online Piracy Act, (and PIPA) in what became the largest internet protest in history for internet freedom

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January 19 (1991), Thousands protest in Washington D.C. against the bombing of Iraq during the Gulf War

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January 20 (1990), Known as Black January/Saturday, protests calling for independence of Azerbaijan from the Soviet Union erupted in Baku and Soviet troops attacked and fired on the protesters killing over 100.

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January 21 (2005), Angry at the ruling government party for the declining economy, huge protests broke out in Belmopan, Belize after the government released a budget with significant tax increases; national strikes followed.

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