National Memorial to Honor Lynching Victims Opens April 26

"We wanted people to have a sense of just the scale of what this violence, what this terrorism was," Bryan Stevenson told Oprah Winfrey.

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There was a time in the U.S. when white people would gather in public squares in the Deep South to witness Black men, women or children hanged, burned or amputated, sometimes all of the above. This form of domestic terrorism is a painful part of American history that Bryan Stevenson said needs to be remembered in order to heal the racial divide in this country.

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The King Center Announces Route For March For Humanity And Tribute

Hundreds of people will march from the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church to the Georgia State Capitol, Liberty Plaza, ending with a tribute led by national and local celebrities.

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center), announces the route for the March of Humanity commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination and funeral.

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Gun Violence Against Black Women and Girls Ignored, Says 11-Year-Old Naomi Wadler

"I am here today to acknowledge and represent the African American girls whose stories don't make the front page of every national newspaper," Wadler said to a crowd of 800,000 protesters.

At the March for Our Lives protest, 11-year-old Naomi Wadler urged the country not to forget the Black women and girls who are victims of gun violence.

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In December 1942, a year after the U.S. had joined World War II, Millie Dunn Veasey saw posters urging women to join the U.S. Army, but they all featured white women in uniform.

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