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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 Lucille Otto

Lucy Green Otto was "a woman ahead of her time," said her daughter Angele Green Johnson, of Atlanta. Green Otto became involved in the NAACP in Cincinnati in the 1950s, registering people to vote. In 1963, she coordinated the Cincinnati effort for the March on Washington, and during the march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965, she was arrested with Martin Luther King Jr. and other civil rights activists. "When we were growing up many of the civil rights leaders, including Martin Lither King and...
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