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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 Carolyn Byrd

Carolyn Byrd Dearest wife and mother, participant in 1963 March on Washington, advocate for fair lending practices on legislative level Carolyn Byrd of Midlothian, Va., passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, after an extended illness. She was 82 years old, born Feb. 29, 1936 (a leap year baby) in Washington County, Miss., to the late Grethal Brown Chambers and Carl Chambers. Carolyn was raised by her late aunt and uncle, Wendell and Geneva Chambers Taylor in Jackson, Miss. Carolyn was...
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