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The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration.
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The Legacy Museum 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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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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Steny (Wear a Mask) Hoyer 1 Mar 19
Our next stop on the Pilgrimage was a visit to in Montgomery, AL. This new museum and memorial features exhibits on our nation’s history of racial inequality, the Civil Rights Movement, and America’s prison system.
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Jonathan Capehart 1 Mar 19
You're never truly ready for what's inside. So much history. Some not taught. A lot ignored. ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Equal Justice Initiative 31 Jan 19
To overcome racial inequality, we must confront our history. EJI is proud to announce A History of Racial Injustice, an online tool that shares our history of racial injustice, each and every day. Visit and share these daily entries of
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The Legacy Museum 21 Jan 19
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Legacy Museum 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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Equal Justice Initiative 24 Aug 18
EJI is excited to share Mass Incarceration: How Racial Inequality Shapes Criminal Justice, a panel discussion with , Michelle Alexander, and , introduced by Bryan Stevenson which was recorded during our Peace and Justice Summit in April
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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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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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Equal Justice Initiative 3 Aug 18
We are pleased to release the complete video of the panel discussion, "Education in America," from our Peace and Justice Summit in Montgomery, Alabama, on April 27.
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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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Equal Justice Initiative 10 Jul 18
Check out our new interactive website, Segregation in America, with a new report detailing 20th century opposition to racial equality, videos documenting the segregation era, and a visualization of Confederate monuments as they stand throughout the U.S.
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New York Times Opinion 25 Jun 18
If the Legacy Museum is an overwhelming immersion in careful data, the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, its companion space, is a direct blow to the gut
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Equal Justice Initiative 24 Jun 18
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Equal Justice Initiative 15 Jun 18
This week, EJI's new Gift Shop opened at 121 Coosa Street in downtown Montgomery. Located next to the , the Gift Shop features a Starbucks Café with fresh baked goods, a bookstore, and space for visitors to reflect. Photo credit: /
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Equal Justice Initiative 13 Jun 18
Today is the Grand Opening of EJI's new Café, Gift Shop & Bookstore at 121 Coosa St in Montgomery. The Café is open daily from 7:30am to 6pm. The Gift Shop is open daily from 9am to 8pm & on Sunday from 9am to 6pm. The Café & Gift Shop are closed Tuesdays
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The Legacy Museum 1 Jun 18
"The purpose here is not to tell a tale of progress, but to document and dramatize a continuing condition of race-based oppression, one that has changed form over time, but not substance." Holland Cotter on the for
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The Boston Globe 30 May 18
Reckoning with slavery: The trans-Atlantic migration of a sculpture
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