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The National Memorial for Peace and Justice Mar 15
In response to the Covid-19 virus, the and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice () are temporarily closed. The sites will remain closed through the end of March.
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UA History Dept Dec 4
History of Us students shared a powerful experience as they shadowed the “Raise Up” memorial at . When asked about the trip, a student struggled to find the words and said, “It made me feel it; it felt so real.”
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HBO Documentaries 11 Jun 19
"We are haunted, in America, by our history of racial inequality." , a film chronicling Bryan Stevenson’s human struggle to create a greater fairness in the justice system, premieres June 26 at 8PM on .
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Ida Bae Wells 8 May 19
I am still processing my time at touring the national lynching memorial and being surrounded by all the markers of those killed in the most brutal way, names known and unknown, simply because they descended from the enslaved.
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Reckon 23 Apr 19
It's been a year since the @MemPeaceJustic opened in Montgomery. Since then, more than half a million people have visited. In a moving tribute, Reckon's reflects on why it's important we remember those lynched by mobs in Alabama and around the country.
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The National Memorial for Peace and Justice 16 Mar 19
The flowers are in bloom at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice garden. Visit us in Montgomery and learn more at
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Randi Weingarten 8 Mar 19
Remembering the fear lynching intended to inflict on African Americans- from chains to memorials reflecting tombstones to hanging bodies... naming the shame & stain is essential in journey 4 civil rights Memorial... So moving to be in this sacred space
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Rep. Jennifer Wexton 4 Mar 19
This weekend, during the Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Alabama, I visited the National Memorial for Peace and Justice. This site is the nation’s first memorial dedicated to the legacy of racial terror lynchings.
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MontgomeryAdvertiser 2 Mar 19
"Sometimes I think of the last thought — the last thought, was it fear? Did it feel like they were coming home?"
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Rep. Terri A. Sewell 1 Mar 19
The ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ never ceases to amaze and inspire.
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Antonio Delgado 1 Mar 19
Started in Birmingham and now in Montgomery visiting and . Powerful images documenting the history of slavery and the racial terror of lynching. @FaithNPolitics
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Equal Justice Initiative 29 Jan 19
The holds one of the few slavery sculptures that exist in America. EJI worked with Ghanaian artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo to create the Nkyinkyim Installation for the Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama.
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The National Memorial for Peace and Justice 21 Jan 19
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the National Memorial for Peace and Justice is offering free admission today.
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Equal Justice Initiative 29 Oct 18
Last week a man tried to get inside an African American church, where he claimed he wanted to slaughter black people attending services. Blocked in his effort, he went to a nearby grocery store and killed two unarmed black shoppers who were targeted because they were black.
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The National Memorial for Peace and Justice 31 Aug 18
"A visit to Montgomery is once again something close to a moral imperative, although one that rewards with a pair of new institutions that manage a unique combination of intellectual, visceral and aesthetic power."
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The National Memorial for Peace and Justice 23 Aug 18
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice has been named as one of the world's 100 greatest places in 2018 by :
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60 Minutes 12 Aug 18
A new memorial honors more than 4,000 victims of lynching: The National Memorial for Peace and Justice honors African-American men, women and children who were lynched in 805 U.S. counties.
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Equal Justice Initiative 13 Aug 18
Check out our new long read by EJI Senior Attorney Jennifer Rae Taylor: “Race, Voting, and a Gaping Loophole: A Critical Look at the 14th Amendment”
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Equal Justice Initiative 9 Aug 18
EJI is thrilled to share with you 's stirring speech, which he delivered earlier this year on the first day of the Peace and Justice Summit in Montgomery, Alabama.
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The New Yorker 17 Jul 18
"We went to Montgomery, Alabama, to think about history, our country’s and our own."
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