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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 MIRIAM LAWSON

LAWSON, Miriam Ellen, age 86, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2021. She was born in April 1935 in Indiana to Thomas and Alice Lawson. Throughout her life, Miriam was an educator and fierce advocate for human rights, civil rights and justice for persecuted humanity. She believed education was important for a good life and will be remembered for her decades of coaching, mentoring and teaching young people all over the country. In her unassuming way, Miriam modeled what she inspired young...
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