Black Lives Matter signs erected to protest the shooting of Jamar Clark on Plymouth Avenue in Near North Minneapolis (Fourth Precinct), November 2015. Photo by Rebecca Wright Gillette.

Black Lives Matter protest site for Jamar Clark

Black Lives Matter signs erected to protest the shooting of Jamar Clark on Plymouth Avenue in Near North Minneapolis (Fourth Precinct), November 2015. Photo by Rebecca Wright Gillette.

People outside of The Way community center. ca. 1985. Photo by Charles Chamblis.

Event outside The Way community center, Minneapolis.

People outside of The Way community center. ca. 1985. Photo by Charles Chamblis.

The Way women’s softball team poses for a group portrait in Minneapolis ca. 1985. Photo by Charles Chamblis.

Women's softball team

The Way women’s softball team poses for a group portrait in Minneapolis ca. 1985. Photo by Charles Chamblis.

Crowd of people at a Way event. ca. 1980–1985. Photo by Charles Chamblis.

Plymouth Avenue during an event organized by The Way

Crowd of people at an event organized by The Way, ca. 1980–1985. Photo by Charles Chamblis.

Young Brothers Barber Shop and Satin Doll Beauty Salon, 1918 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, ca. 1970s. The Young brothers owned multiple barber shops on Plymouth Avenue North.

Young Brothers Barber Shop and Satin Doll Beauty Salon

Young Brothers Barber Shop and Satin Doll Beauty Salon, 1918 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, ca. 1970s. The Young brothers owned multiple barber shops on Plymouth Avenue North.

The New Way (1913 Plymouth Avenue, Minneapolis), a popular community center for the black community, ca. 1975. At the time this photograph was taken, it had just opened.

The Way

The New Way (1913 Plymouth Avenue, Minneapolis), a popular community center for the black community, ca. 1975. At the time this photograph was taken, it had just opened.

Singer Maurice McKennies with The Blazers performing in the Cozy Bar club on Plymouth Avenue in North Minneapolis, ca. 1968. Photo by Mike Zerby, Minneapolis Tribune.

The Blazers at the Cozy Bar

Singer Maurice McKennies with The Blazers performing in the Cozy Bar club on Plymouth Avenue in North Minneapolis, ca. 1968. Photo by Mike Zerby, Minneapolis Tribune.

Police standing near a building on Plymouth Avenue in Near North Minneapolis during an episode of civil unrest in the neighborhood, ca. 1967. Photo by Twiggs.

Riot police along Plymouth Avenue

Police standing near a building on Plymouth Avenue in Near North Minneapolis during an episode of civil unrest in the neighborhood, ca. 1967. Photo by Twiggs.

Boarded-up commercial building at 1418 Glenwood Avenue, ca. 1958. The image also shows a billboard advertising Wonder Bread. Photo by Norton & Peel.

Building at 1418 Glenwood Avenue

Boarded-up commercial building at 1418 Glenwood Avenue, ca. 1958. The image also shows a billboard advertising Wonder Bread. Photo by Norton & Peel.

View of an apartment building at 2419 Plymouth Avenue in Near North Minneapolis. ca. 1957. Photo by Norton & Peel.

Apartment building at 2419 Plymouth Avenue

View of an apartment building at 2419 Plymouth Avenue in Near North Minneapolis. ca. 1957. Photo by Norton & Peel.

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