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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 Susan Orr

Susan Orr, beloved lifelong organizer for peace and justice, defender of Mother Earth, accomplished artist, healer, Buddhist teacher, and spiritual leader, passed away in Sacramento, California on September 9, 2018 at the of age 76, encircled by her loving family. Susan was born on November 18, 1941 to Simon D. Strauss, a mining executive, and Elaine Mandle Strauss, a social worker. When Susan was three years old her mother contracted Polio and became a quadriplegic; she overcame her...
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