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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 DOUGLAS COSTLE

    Douglas Costle   An architect of the Environmental Protection Agency who led the Agency under President Carter, former dean of Vermont Law School, public servant, educator, business person, father, and husband of 53 years passed away at his home in McLean, VA on January 13, 2019. He was 79 years old. Doug was instrumental in putting in place many of the laws, structures, and institutions that protect our environment and public health. He was dedicated to public...
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