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Memorial to lynching victims could be coming to Birmingham’s Linn Park

A group of citizens have launched an effort to create a memorial to African-Americans who were lynched in Jefferson County in the same spirit and style as the groundbreaking memorial that opened earlier this year in Montgomery.

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Bham coalition to collect JeffCo monument from National Memorial for Peace and Justice

A Birmingham grassroots coalition wants to set up a memorial to honor the victims of lynching in Jefferson County in response to a call from the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery.

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Lynching memorial possibly coming to Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) — The Jefferson County Memorial Project is working with the Equality Justice Initiative to bring a lynching memorial to Birmingham.

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Group aims to create Birmingham memorial to lynching victims

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. (AP) — Efforts are under way to create a memorial to African-Americans who were lynched in Jefferson County.

A group of residents hopes the Birmingham memorial can be in the same spirit and style as the national memorial that opened earlier this year in Montgomery, Al.com reported.

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Coalition working to retrieve county monument from national lynching memorial

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —The Jefferson County Memorial Project would like to place the county monument in Linn Park, where the county’s first lynching happened.

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Efforts are underway to create a memorial to African-Americans who were lynched in Jefferson County. Al.com reports that a group of residents hopes the Birmingham memorial can be in the same spirit and style as the national memorial that opened earlier this year in Montgomery.

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