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Civil Rights Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

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 Nida Vital

We celebrate the iconic life of Nida Edna Harris Vital, whom GOD called home on February 24, 2021 at 84 years of age. Nida Edna Harris was born on Thursday, December 10, 1936 in Natchez Mississippi to the late Elbert Harris and Nida Edna Henderson. Nida, affectionately known as "Betsy Ann", grew up in Natchez, eventually becoming a big sister to her brother, James Thomas Harris. Learning great oratory skills with best penmanship and calligraphy, Nida became a 1955 graduate of St. Francis High...
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