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black ribbon

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black ribbon

The black ribbon represents several awareness causes:

* terrorist attacks in Turkey; a sign of mourning for those lost in the terrorist attacks

* Wiccan/Pagan rights and awareness

* 9/11 - This ribbon is a sign of mourning for those lost in the 11 September attack

* mourning and remembrance of the Virginia Tech massacre

* melanoma awareness

* black lung awareness

* transgender hate crime awareness

* awareness for suicide, bulimia, anorexia, self-harm, etc.

* Primary biliary cirrhosis awareness

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Awareness Ribbons.

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