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Memorial Dedicated To Lynching Victims Opening Soon In Montgomery

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice will become the nation’s first memorial of its kind, and it’s garnering national attention. The memorial is dedicated to thousands of African-American men, women and children lynched over a 70-year period following the civil war. The entire site is 6 acres and includes a memorial square with 800 six-foot monuments to symbolize thousands…

CBS 8 Viewers Get First Look at Lynching Memorial in Montgomery

60 Minutes Exclusive airs this Sunday

  Alabama News Network anchor Darryl Hood got the chance to sit down for an Exclusive one-on-one interview with Oprah Winfrey when she visited Montgomery to do a story on the new lynching memorial for the CBS Newsmagazine “60 Minutes”. The memorial will be dedicated later this month to the thousands of victims of lynchings that took place over a…

Music Stars Coming to Montgomery for Opening of Civil Rights Memorial

Photo: Equal Justice Initiative The Equal Justice Initiative has announced that several music stars will be coming to Montgomery to perform as part of the celebration of the opening of┬áthe National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum next month. The Concert for Peace and Justice will be on Friday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Riverwalk Amphitheater…