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takethatexit Although all of today was impressive, my personal favorite was the Civil Rights Memorial.
In the Memorial Center we watched a moving documentary and spent some time at the Wall of Tolerance.
The Wall of Tolerance digitally displays the names of more than half a million people who pledged to take a stand against HATE and work for justice and tolerance in their daily lives.
We all took the following pledge, "By placing my name on the Wall of Tolerance, I pledge to take a stand against hate, injustice and intolerance. I will work in my daily life for justice, equality and human rights - the ideals for which the Civil Rights martyrs died." My sweet 5-year-old (unprompted) placed her left hand over her heart and held up her right hand as I read the pledge to her.
#civilrights #walloftolerance #love #compassion #equality #visitmontgomery #alabama #southernpovertylawcenter
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  •   destinationyourown Selma and Montgomery are on our must-visit list, so I've really been enjoying your pictures. We love the national parks and all the wondrous natural beauty in this country, but learning about history where it actually happened is one of our favorite parts of traveling. 5d
  •   takethatexit @destinationyourown - It has been a great place to learn and the exhibits/museums are all so well done. I am so grateful that we stopped here and took the time to really dig into the history here. :) 5d

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1rfranco I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. #rosaparks #civilrights #humanrights #standup #standtall #southernpovertylawcenter 1w

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louisedfitz Proud card-carrying member #blacklivesmatter #justice #tolerance #fightinghate #southernpovertylawcenter 🏿🏻🏼🏾🏽 2w

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cesare805 "Until justice rolls down like water...and righteousness flows like a mighty stream"-MLK Jr.
#montgomery #southernpovertylawcenter #civilrights #history #power
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r__watkins This is taped on my front windshield as a constant reminder. #southernpovertylawcenter @splcenter 2w

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danseto "...until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream." On this Martin Luther King Jr Day, the words Dr King paraphrased from the Bible, used in his I have a Dream speech, and engraved on the Civil Rights Memorial at the Southern Poverty Law Center. (Pic from the SPLC website) #mlk #martinlutherkingjr #civilrightsmemorial #southernpovertylawcenter #splc #oscarssowhite 3w

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taylacrock S/O to The Southern Poverty Law Center for getting my gender right, and some sweet envelope addresses. #splc #southernpovertylawcenter 4w

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  •   candycain69 @j27figures only what I have witnessed these past 50 plus year's, but of course being black, I was being racist smh this is the #americanjusticesystem and #true #americanhorrorstory #forreal ;-) ♡ thank you 1mon
  •   amaf65 So very true @candycain69 and disturbing. 1mon
  •   candycain69 @amaf65 yes it is, and until this comes to light? Look around it's a horrible american history and truth, children are being killed on a disturbing level and the accountability is a dead issue very sad 1mon
  •   j27figures @candycain69 sad but tru 1mon
  •   candycain69 It's insane @j27figures and yes very sad 1mon
  •   dieselboutique Its so sad to me how racism is literally fueled by our media and society. Its a divide and conquer tactic to keep our eyes from the true problems. People need to wake up . :( 4w
  •   candycain69 @dieselboutique yes the blind are shielded by smoke and mirrors it is time to break the glassware that binds them and clear the air. The beautiful soul's are getting weary of the evil ugliness of racism it is a hatred that has to be put back in it's place, not amongst the living ;-) 4w
  •   thesingulareffect @dieselboutique I agree. The media fuels the black vs white narrative even when there isn't one--then they just make it up or spin it to stoke the coals. 1w

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uptowndolly Nevermind the Electoral College for a minute.
Via the #SouthernPovertyLawCenter: "On this day 50 years ago, Mississippi civil rights activist Vernon Ferdinand Dahmer was killed by the KKK. He was a wealthy businessman who offered to pay poll taxes for those who couldn’t afford the fee required to vote. The night after a radio station broadcasted Dahmer’s offer, his home was firebombed. Dahmer died later from severe burns."
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cherienico #investigationdiscovery follows up last year’s #HateInAmerica special with 3 documentaries as quarterly specials hosted by Tony Harris, with an assist from the #SouthernPovertyLawCenter. First film (airing Feb. 29) looks at the KKK. Second special explores the lone-wolf phenomenon. Final film examines rise of homegrown terror groups in U.S. “What’s happening in this country is real,” Harris told #TCA16. “Everyone’s competing for a megaphone to disseminate their view of events in the country…and we’re tracking it as best we can in these films." (Harris pictured with #SPLC's Heidi Birch and Morris Dees.) 1mon

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marniebaca Such #BULLSHIT This #Homophobic creep! #AlabamaChiefJustice ordered the state's #ProbateJudges to stop issuing #SameSexMarriage licenses on 1/7/16. #ChiefJusticeRoyMoore who is under investigation for ongoing #ethics complaints, thinks he's above #FederalLaw apparently. I guess he was on vacation last June when #SCOTUS ruled that #SameSex couples have the LEGAL RIGHT to get married IN ALL 50 STATES! Several Probate Judges are refusing to comply with his antics, with one Probate Judge, #StevenReed from #MontgomeryAlabama #tweeting "Judge Moore's latest charade is just sad & pathetic." Also, the president of the #SouthernPovertyLawCenter #RichardCohen said, "It's a disgrace to his office that he occupies it." Looks like "Judge Homophobe", will soon be held in #ContemptOfCourt for violating a #FederalJudge ruling! Hopefully he won't get the same attention that #KentuckyCountyClerkKimDavis did last year, because there are FAR MORE IMPORTANT things going on in our country, & no one should tolerate his feeble and illegal temper tantrum! #LoveWon #LGBTQequality #NoJudgement #LoveIsLove #LiveAndLetLive #freedom #NOH8 1mon

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cjayej This is cool... Steve Earle wrote this song as a call for the state of Mississippi to remove the confederate emblem from its flag. Download on iTunes and all proceeds benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center. Plus it's a great song. #steveearle #SPLC #southernpovertylawcenter 1mon

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soozq513 If I didn't get you a Xmas gift this year, your portion of gift funds went to these two amazing organizations. #plannedparenthood and #southernpovertylawcenter 2mon

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societiesconundrum Noel Aguilar is another victim of the War on Drugs. The gangs are a byproduct of drug war policy. While Obama sells drugs in the context of foreign policy. We want to sue the government for this fraud. Click the link in my bio 🏼 #noelaguilar #brownlivesmatter #longbeach #whitehouse #obama #naacp #aclu #southernpovertylawcenter #alsharpton #blacklivesmatter #police #policeman #lawschool #lawyer #vicenews #russiatoday #aljazeera #positive #vibration #skyline 2mon
  •   michaelvsnow007 Im going to crash out, hope you have a gnite and remain dedicated to making a change for the better... 2mon
  •   societiesconundrum Operation Fast and Furious, along with reports that the US government had secret deals with the Sinaloa cartel, linked Obama to drug trafficking. I think it is ignorant to trust people who serve the interest of money and not the people. That is just my opinion on people with their heads in the sand @michaelvsnow007. Good night and I wish you love 2mon
  •   nezahuacoyotl He had already died and they still shot him more.... pieces of fuck -_- 2mon
  •   official.kevlo Good morning my loved special brother sending you positive vibes on this beautiful day marry Christmas and much love to you 2mon
  •   societiesconundrum Merry Christmas brother @anon.kevlo 🏻️ 2mon
  •   how_high_halfbaked @societiesconundrum did you make one of these when Bush was in office?? Plus if you want to know the truth about this country you can't look or read any of our books or tv for the simple fact our government and ppl work Damn hard on keeping us dumb when it comes to the truth 2mon
  •   how_high_halfbaked Its just sad that ppl have time to bad mouth a man that has tired his best to help this very ungrateful country full of ppl that is so stuck on being racist ignorant. Its sad to be an American from a country thats full of lies and false hope. Liberty is a joke 2mon
  •   societiesconundrum He enslaves an American( mostly blacks) every 19 seconds for drugs he created. You are only defending this man because of his skin color @how_high_halfbaked 2mon

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