14 Black People Who Showed Us What Resistance Looks Like In 2017

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Malaika Jabali Dec, 28, 2017

White supremacists were emboldened this past year with a Donald Trump presidency, but Black people around the country facing racism, misogyny, and direct attacks from the white nationalists in the White House have refused to back down.

Like we have done in the face of oppressive laws and practices since arriving on America’s shores, Black people continued to resist in 2017.

From refusing to be silent — even when attacked by the president — or continuing a high-profile movement to highlight the injustices done to marginalized communities, here are some of the Black people who made headlines this year in resistance.

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