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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 Julie Saunders-Monroe

Julie Saunders-Monroe Activist and longtime Newark resident On Sunday, April 11, 2021, longtime Newark resident Julie Gaetanina Saunders-Monroe, age 74, died in South Carolina following a long illness. Born in Newark, New Jersey to Louise Gaetanina (Gaetty) and Carter Morton Saunders, Julie graduated from West Side High School in 1964. Coming of age at the height of the Civil Rights Movement fueled her passion for promoting justice in all aspects of American life. She attended...
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Julie Monroe Obituary (Charleston)

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SONDRA ZEIDENSTEIN Obituary (NYTimes)

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Charles Kahn Obituary (nytimes)

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Robert Kerby Obituary (SouthBendTribune)

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Mary Nellany Obituary (SantaCruzSentinel)

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Antionetta Oliver Obituary (DenverPost)

Oliver, Antionetta Elizabeth August 15, 1950...

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Sandi Rivka Levy May 13, 1938–April...

Mary Reser Obituary (StevensPointJournal)

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