Alabama Civil Right Memorial is a memorial for those who died during the struggle for the right to equality during the Civil Rights Movement.It was framed by the momentous Brown v. Board decision in 1954 and the killing of Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968.The memorial is within walking distance of other historic sites including the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, the state of Alabama State Capitol, the Alabama Department of Archives and History and the Rosa Parks Library and Museum. There are various Restaurants in and around the Civil Rights Memorial include India Palace, Derk’s Filet & Vine, Miyako Japanese Steak and Sushi, Martin’s, City Grill, No Way Jose Grill Cantina, Ox Yoke Steak House and Grill, Young Barn Pub, Hamburger King, El Rey Burrito Lounge, Saigon Deli, Sinclair’s, Tomatino’s Pizza and Bake Shop and Bonefish Grill.
Alabama Civil Rights Martyrs:
The martyrs include those activists who were targeted for death because of their civil rights work, and individuals who sacrifice for their own lives and brought new awareness to the struggle.
The Forgotten is the name identified in a display at the Civil Rights Memorial Center. About 74 men and women were died between 1952 and 1968 under circumstances suggesting they were the victims of racially motivated violence.
Information For Visitors:
The Alabama Civil Rights Memorial is located at 400 Washington Avenue in downtown Montgomery, Alabama, across the street from the Southern Poverty Law Center office building.The memorial is located in an open plaza so that access is observed 24 hours a day.The memorial is within walking distance of other historic sites including the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, the Alabama State Capitol, the Alabama Department of Archives and History and the Rosa Parks Library and Museum.
Wall of Tolerance:
At the Civil Rights Memorial Center’s Wall of Tolerance, the power of the individual is honored in a uniquely emotional and inspiring way. It has great movements of social change which are forged and driven by the commitment of like-minded individuals. Visitors enter an enclosed, darkened room, with high walls that glow with thousands of names, were written in the light that float down the walls, mimicking the waterfall of the memorial outside. To the left is the mission and vision of the Wall of Tolerance, with an invitation to join the fight for civil rights.Visitors to the Civil Rights Memorial Center have the opportunity to take the pledge and add their names to the Wall during their visit.
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