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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 Horace Ward

A civil rights lawyer who became Georgia's first black federal court judge has died. Retired U.S. District Judge Horace Ward died Saturday at age 88. Funeral arrangements are pending, said Alfonso Dawson Mortuary funeral director Andre Hannah in Atlanta. Ward challenged segregationist practices at the University of Georgia in the early 1950s.
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