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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 The Rev. Gardner Taylor

NEW YORK (AP) - The Rev. Gardner C. Taylor, who was widely regarded as the dean of American preaching and who played a key role in the civil rights movement, has died. He was 96. Taylor died on Easter Sunday, according to the Progressive National Baptist Convention, a denomination he helped form and once led. Taylor was the longtime pastor of the Concord Baptist Church of Christ in Brooklyn, but had retired to Raleigh, North Carolina. Taylor was an ally and confidant of the Rev....
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