Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tears

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A new memorial, the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama, USA, honours 4,400 African Americans slain in lynchings and other racial killings between 1877 and 1950. A related museum–The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration–will open in Montgomery soon. Read Beth J Harpaz’s story about the new memorial and proposed museum in the Denver Post on 29 April 2018 at: https://www.denverpost.com/2018/04/29/lynching-memorial-museum-alabama/

Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tears