Associated Press
April 25, 2018

“The new National Memorial for Peace and Justice explores the eras of enslavement, lynching, Jim Crow to mass incarceration and modern criminal justice issues that are the focus of the Equal Justice Initiative’s legal work.

The memorial and an accompanying museum that open this week in Montgomery are a project of the nonprofit Equal Justice Initiative, a legal advocacy group in Montgomery. The organization says the two sites will be the nation’s first “comprehensive memorial dedicated to racial terror lynchings of African Americans and the legacy of slavery and racial inequality in America.”

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