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The past century has seen great advances in civil rights as various groups of people have secured the right to vote or to marry. In the U.S. and around the world, the struggle for equality continues. This memorial site was created to remember and honor those who have dedicated their lives to achieving equal rights for all.
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Civil Rights Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Kendall Grant

Kendall Boyd Grant ("Boyd") December 3, 1943 - November 9, 2018 was born in Santa Barbara to Kathleen Boyd Grant and Nelson Kendall Grant. Boyd graduated from San Marcos High School and U.C. Santa Barbara with a B.A. in Religious Studies. Boyd was a true child of the 60s exploring first the Civil Rights Movement and later the Free Speech and Anti-War Movements. He attended the Joan Baez Institute of Non-Violence and read Thoreau and Gandhi, practiced meditation and followed the teachings of...
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