Dorothee Benz is the Communications Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights.
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Cops Raid Gay Bar. What Happened Next Changed History.
On the night of June 27, 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a seedy mob-controlled gay bar on Christopher Street in New York City. It was one of thousands of such raids that routinely took place in American cities and towns. But the response was anything but routine. For the first time ever,...