Memorial to Peace and Justice, Equal Justice Initiative
Preview of Equal Justice Initiative’s Memorial to Peace and Justice that focuses on the more than 4,000 lynchings of African Americans from 1877 to 1950. The preview will also include the museum that explores the legacy of slavery in the United States and its direct link to contemporary American life, including mass incarceration. Since 1972, there has been an unprecedented explosion of incarceration while both violent and property crimes have been reduced by half. Today the United States, with 5% of the world’s population, has 25% of the world’s prisoners. The preview includes a positive and hopeful explanation of why the memorial and museum are being built.
Meet at the front door of Equal Justice Initiative, 122 Commerce Street. This program is free to the public.
For more information, call (334) 240-4500.
Sunday, October 15, 2017, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 2:00PM – 4:00PM
More Information on Website: www.landmarksfoundation.com/events/upcoming-events/
Equal Justice Initiative, 122 Commerce Street Montgomery AL
Category: History, Family, Civil Rights, Community