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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 Kenneth DEAN

DEAN, Dr. Kenneth Leon Dr. Kenneth Leon Dean of Carrollton, GA, peacefully passed away on January 20, 2019, with his family by his side, following a major stroke. Kenneth was born to Bertie Eve Couch Deane and James Charles Deane in Rogersville, TN, May 25, 1935. He grew up in Maryville, TN, attended Maryville College, and graduated from Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, TN, with an equal passion for playing football and philosophy. He later received a Dr. of Ministry degree from...
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