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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 Luis Wilmot

June 1, 2019 Luis A. Wilmot died peacefully at home in San Antonio, Texas on June 1, 2019 with his wife Luz Maria Prieto and son Luis Prieto Wilmot at his side surrounded by many longtime friends. Luis was born on September 7, 1948 to Luis and Elena Wilmot. His paternal grandparents were LULAC founders Louis Gonzalez Wilmot and Ofelia Loza Wilmot. His maternal grandparents where Manuel Diaz Prado and Manuela Lazarte Prado. Luis graduated from St. Thomas University and Texas Southern...
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