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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 Richard Emery

Dr. Richard James Emery February 8, 1947 - November 29, 2021 Dr. Richard "Rick" James Emery of Helena, Mont., passed away November 29, 2021 from complications stemming from an aortic dissection. Rick was born to Richard and Dorothy Emery in Flint, Mich. on February 8, 1947, the eldest of four siblings. His family subsequently moved to Dearborn, Mich., where he attended Edsel Ford High School. While there, Rick was an accomplished cross-country runner, holding a state record, and...
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