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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 Marjorie Parham

Marjorie Brower Parham Cincinnati - Marjorie May Brower Parham was born February 12, 1918 in Batavia, Ohio to the late James Brower and Estelle Harvey Brower. She was the only child born to this union. Marjorie attended elementary and high school in Batavia, Ohio. She attended Wilberforce University, the University of Cincinnati, and Chase School of Business desiring to major in business. She hoped to earn a business degree, but teachers tried to move her into education or nursing,...
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SONDRA ZEIDENSTEIN Obituary (NYTimes)

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Charles Kahn Obituary (nytimes)

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Daniel K. Lincoln On Sunday, April 11, 2021,...

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