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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 Edward Howden

Edward Watson Howden October 12,1918 - August 10, 2018 Edward "Ed" Howden, was a 99 year-old tireless warrior for social justice. He and his two sisters, Elizabeth (Betty) and Jean were born and raised in Oakland, California, the children of Robert Howden Jr. and Grace Brady Howden. As children of the Great Depression, they did not enjoy many economic advantages and instead spent their family vacations exploring California's great outdoors, regularly camping in the Sierra and particularly...
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