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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 Arthur Joe Sr.

JOE, SR, Arthur Arthur Fred Joe, Sr. was born October 16, 1925 in Palestine, Texas and passed away at the age of 95 on January 10, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. Arthur proudly served in the United States Navy and was a World War II Veteran. He was active in the civil rights movement and was a founding member of the civil rights organization Black Citizens for Justice, Law, and Order (BCJLO) in 1969. The Baylor University Institute for Oral History published his oral memoirs in 2015 documenting his...
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