A sermon on the civil rights movement and slavery in America and the soulful sounds of a gospel choir were important parts of the ceremony.
Lynching Memorial and Museum Opening Highlights America's Racist Past, Parallels Today's Killings of African Americans
"We're dealing with police violence. We deal with these huge disparities in our criminal justice system. You know, if everything was wonderful you could ask the question, 'Why would you talk about the difficult past?' But everything is not wonderful."