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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 Billy Bailey

Billy Ray Bailey A large, loving family lost someone irreplaceable – and many around Fairbanks and beyond lost an unforgettable friend – when Billy Ray Bailey passed away peacefully in his sleep July 9. He was surrounded by family in his final moments. Billy was born on Nov. 14, 1956, in Dallas, Texas. Early in life, he tested in the nation's top 95 percentile for reading comprehension. In 1967, he and seven family members bravely traveled to a new frontier and new home: Alaska. Shortly after...
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