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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 Douglas GREENWELL

GREENWELL, Douglas G. From Freedom Rider to a prominent role advocating for children and those less fortunate. Douglas Gene Greenwell, 75, gave much more than the average man is willing to give of his life to the community in which he lived. At the time of his passing on Tuesday evening, December 2, 2014, he was the president of Greenwell Associates, LLC, a private consultant firm, and the CEO of the Atlanta Regional Health Forum, Inc. Born in Louisville, KY, he was a family man, a loving...
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