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  • Lynching Memorial Forces Us To Confront Our Racist Past — And Present

    WBUR - 05/02/2018

    With the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, the nation’s first monument dedicated to the legacy of those terrorized by lynchings, I am haunted by the old saying, “the exception proves the rule.” In this case, the Montgomery, Alabama, memorial presents well over 4,000 exceptions to the rule of law, and equality before it, in the late 19th and mid-20th century.

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