Test your knowledge of 1969,
50 years later
In the early hours of June 28, 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, and its LGBTQ patrons refused to disperse. Protests ensued for how many nights?
Many trans New Yorkers participated in the Stonewall uprising, and went on to organize for trans rights. Who is frequently credited for “throwing the first brick” at the police raiding Stonewall Inn?
Marsha P. Johnson
Sylvia Rivera
Miss Major Griffin-Gracy
Candy Darling
The same summer, activists founded the New York branch of the Young Lords, a radical “sixties” group led by Puerto Rican youth, African Americans, and Latinx New Yorkers. Which of these did the group “liberate” for community use?
X-ray truck for increased tuberculosis testing
Brooms for cleaning city streets
An East Harlem church for a range of community services
All of the above
On October 15, 1969, 250,000 New Yorkers demonstrated against the Vietnam War with the Moratorium campaign. Which famed artist created a green, black, and orange flag to support the Moratorium campaign?
David Hockney
Jasper Johns
Andy Warhol
Yoko Ono
Amidst the events of the summer of 1969 and the fall to come, what event led thousands of New Yorkers to decamp to the wilderness August 15-18?
Sproul Hall Sit-In
Woodstock Festival
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