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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 Adrienne Jones

Adrienne Lash Jones, Ph.D. Cary Adrienne Lash Jones passed away on August 28th, 2018, in Cary North Carolina. She had been living in Cary for several years after the death of her husband, Morris. She passed surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was born in Salisbury, North Carolina, on July15, 1935, to Wiley I. Lash and Thelma Spalding Lash. She attended Price High School in Salisbury, and went on to Fisk University where she joined Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and graduated with...
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