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Raised Fist

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Raised Fist

The raised fist (also known as the clenched fist) is a symbol of solidarity and support.

It is also used as a salute to express unity, strength, defiance, or resistance. The salute dates back to ancient Assyria as a symbol of resistance in the face of violence.

It is also widely used as a symbol of justice for the “Black Lives Matter” movement.

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Asymmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Political Symbols.

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