Tag Archives: Equal Justice Initiative

Sculpture at Lynching Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama.

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The National Lynching Memorial Opens In Alabama

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opening Thursday, stands high on a hillside overlooking downtown Montgomery, Ala. Beyond the buildings you can see the winding Alabama River and hear the distant whistle of a train — the nexus that … Continue reading

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60 Minutes: Oprah goes inside Memorial to Victims of Lynching

There is a reckoning taking place in America over how we remember our history. Much of the focus has been on whether or not to take down monuments that celebrate the Confederacy. But this story is about a new monument … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

TGIF Alabama Lynching Memorial to confront U.S. history of slavery

Posted in African Americans, Black Lives Matter, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Democracy, discrimination, Jim Crow laws, Lynching, Open Thread, Politics, Racism | Tagged , , , | 59 Comments

Tuesday Open Thread

ALL OF THIS ALL DAY, EVERY DAY…… Go GRANNYSTANDINGFORTRUTH AM I AMERICAN My eyes are not blue My eyes are black My hair is not blond My hair is black My skin is not white My skin is black Am … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Rights, Current Events, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Healing, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Politics, Protests, Racial Bias, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , | 131 Comments