Civil Rights Memorial

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Civil Rights Memorial
Montgomery Civil Rights Memorial.jpg
LocationMontgomery, Alabama
DesignerMaya Lin
MaterialGranite
Opening date1989; 31 years ago (1989)
Websitewww.splcenter.org
The Civil Rights Memorial

The Civil Rights Memorial is an American memorial in Montgomery, Alabama created by Maya Lin. The names of 41 people are inscribed on the granite fountain as martyrs who were killed in the civil rights movement.[1] The memorial is sponsored by the Southern Poverty Law Center.[2]

  1. ^ Scott Johnson (November 5, 2009). "Civil Rights Memorial marks 20 years". Montgomery Advertiser.
  2. ^ "Civil Rights Memorial". Southern Poverty Law Center. Retrieved August 8, 2011.

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  • Civil Rights Memorial

    An American memorial in Montgomery, Alabama dedicated to 41 people who were killed in the civil rights movement

  • Southern Poverty Law Center

    American nonprofit legal advocacy organization specializing in civil rights and public interest litigation

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    United States historic place

  • Alabama State Capitol

    State capitol building of the U.S. state of Alabama

  • Troy University at Montgomery
  • Alabama House of Representatives
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