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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 Jones

Edward W. Jones, longtime resident of Concord, died recently after a protracted illness. Ed was the son of Mary (Stroy) and Charlie Jones, and was born in Winter Haven, FL. He attended Bethune-Cookman College, fortunate to attend during the period when Dr. Bethune was still a campus presence. He left for a brief military enlistment during WWII. Ed then ventured further and found steady employment, and a wife, on Marylands Eastern Shore. He met there and married Regener (Wells) in 1952 and...
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