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As statues fall, protests rise, civil rights museums are key

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – In 1963, Margaret Walker’s neighbor, civil rights activist Medgar Evers, was assassinated by Byron De La Beckwith, a white supremacist, in Jackson, Mississippi.

Then, 150 miles north of Jackson, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by James Earl Ray in Memphis, Tennessee.

Yet still standing were …

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