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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 Nellie Edwards

EDWARDS Nellie D. Nellie D. Edwards, 69, passed away July 7, 2014. Born December 4, 1944, in Altheimer, Arkansas to the late Jodie Jackson and the late Rosie Lee Bland-Jackson. She was a devoted member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Toledo, OH. Nellie worked as chief investigator at the Toledo Fair Housing Center until her retirement in 2006, and remained on the Board of Directors until her passing. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 45 years, Willie M. Edwards...
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