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Susan Meiselas
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opened in Montgomery, Alabama on April 26th. Also referred to as the “National Lynching Memorial”, it commemorates 4,400 victims of racial terror lynching in the United States. Founded by the Equal Justice Initiative and funded by private donations, the memorial is located on a former slave market and features 805 hanging steel coffin-like rectangles, each representing a US county where lynchings occurred. Surrounding the main structure are sculptures referencing episodes in African-American history: slavery, the Civil Rights movement, police violence...

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USA. Montgomery, Alabama. April 26, 2018. National Memorial for...
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USA. Montgomery, Alabama. April 26, 2018. Rev. Jesse Jackson...
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USA. Montgomery, Alabama. April 26, 2018. Equal Justice Initiative...
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USA. Montgomery, Alabama. April 26, 2018. "Faux-Reedom" by Kwame...
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USA. Montgomery, Alabama. April 26, 2018. "Guided by Justice"...
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USA. Montgomery, Alabama. April 26, 2018. "Guided by Justice"...
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USA. Montgomery, Alabama. April 26, 2018. "Rise Up" by Hank Willis...
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USA. Montgomery, Alabama. April 26, 2018. "End Hate" by V.L....
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USA. Montgomery, Alabama. April 26, 2018. "End Hate" by V.L....
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