Equal Justice Initiative Opens New Legacy Museum in Montgomery

The Equal Justice Initiative announced Wednesday that the new and expanded Legacy Museum will open this weekend.
EJI said admission to the Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration is free for opening weekend from October 1 through October 3.

EJI Founder Bryan Stevenson to Perform at Lincoln Center in New York

Bryan Stevenson, the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, will be taking on a new role — concert pianist at New York’s Lincoln Center. Stevenson will appear as both a speaker and performer at an event called “Freedom, Justice and Hope” that will premiere virtually on May 21. An announcement from the venue says Wynton Marsalis will be…

Legacy Museum Reopening

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A museum that’s linked to the national lynching memorial in Montgomery is reopening for the first time since the pandemic began. The Legacy Museum is offering free admission for a limited time, but crowd sizes are being restricted and face masks are required to help prevent the Coronavirus from spreading. The lynching memorial, the museum and the…

Changemakers: Bryan Stevenson

Usually when we hear lawyers say they’ll “fight for you,” they’re referring to personal injury, but when Public Interest Attorney Bryan Stevenson says he’ll fight for you, it’s about protecting a client’s basic human rights. For more than 30 years, he and his organization, the Equal Justice Initiative which is based in Montgomery, have helped those who’ve been dealt a…