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  • Friday May 25 | via Feministing 

    Lynching Memorial Dedicated to Victims of Racial Terror

    The first national memorial dedicated to lynching victims opened in Montgomery, Alabama last month to remind us of the history and present-day impact of racial terror. Formally called the , the memorial represents over 4,000 black lives lost due to mob lynching and recognizes the activism of black women abolitionists like The memorial is dedicated to "the legacy of enslaved black people, people terrorized by lynching, African Americans humiliated by racial segregation and Jim Crow, and people of color burdened with contemporary presumptions of guilt and police violence," according to the that investigates lynchings in the South and classifies this violence as terrorism.