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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 Joseph Popper

Joseph Popper Joe Popper, whose columns for the Kansas City Star often spotlighted the ordinary American trying to find meaning in the everyday of their lives, died at his home in Kansas City, Thursday, January 10, from cancer. He was 74. Joe's father, Martin Popper, a lawyer prominent in progressive political circles, and his mother, Kathryn Trosper Popper, who had been Orson Welles's assistant for many years, created a home in New York City saturated with ideas of equality and social...
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