The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opened April 26 in Montgomery, Alabama. The memorial, along with the nearby Legacy Museum, provides a sweeping look at the history of racial injustice and violence against African-Americans—from slavery, to post-Reconstruction terror, to Jim Crow segregation, to today’s mass incarceration of African- Americans. The centerpiece of the memorial (created with the MASS Design Group) comprises more than 800 weathered steel monuments (seen in...


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