6 Truly Inspiring Moments All Protests Share

We may not know where the Brazilian protests are going, yet one thing is for sure — they look a lot like some demonstrations from the past.

I don't have the data to describe what peaceful protests tend to look like all of the time or if there are specific formations one assumes or tactics one uses.

But after a few (too many) hours scrounging the crypts of Google, I discovered a strange phenomena.

A few of photos from the recent protests in Brazil seem plucked right out of 60s protests in the U.S. I guess some things never change. 

1. Arms Spread


2. Blocking Traffic


3. Parent and Child


4. Sit-Ins


5. Offering the Police Flowers


6. Arms Raised


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