The wonderful Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery Alabama.  We love the SPLC and what they do!

The wonderful Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery Alabama. We love the SPLC and what they do!

Civil Rights Memorial - Montgomery, AL

Civil Rights Memorial - Montgomery, AL

I knew about the Civil Rights Memorial by Maya Lin in advance of my visit. I still wasn't prepared for the power of the pieces and the space that make it up. Deeply moving and unforgettable.

I knew about the Civil Rights Memorial by Maya Lin in advance of my visit. I still wasn't prepared for the power of the pieces and the space that make it up. Deeply moving and unforgettable.

Civil Rights Memorial Wreath Laying 2017

Civil Rights Memorial Wreath Laying 2017

1966  January 3, 1966 · Tuskegee, Alabama Samuel Leamon Younge Jr., a student civil rights activist, was fatally shot by a white gas station owner following an argument over segregated restrooms.

1966 January 3, 1966 · Tuskegee, Alabama Samuel Leamon Younge Jr., a student civil rights activist, was fatally shot by a white gas station owner following an argument over segregated restrooms.

1968  February 8, 1968 · Orangeburg, South Carolina Samuel Ephesians Hammond Jr., Delano Herman Middleton and Henry Ezekial Smith were shot and killed by police who fired on student demonstrators at the South Carolina State College campus.

1968 February 8, 1968 · Orangeburg, South Carolina Samuel Ephesians Hammond Jr., Delano Herman Middleton and Henry Ezekial Smith were shot and killed by police who fired on student demonstrators at the South Carolina State College campus.

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