Report: Plan to build memorial for victims of lynching in Montgo - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Report: Plan to build memorial for victims of lynching in Montgomery

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

An announcement is expected from the Equal Justice Initiative Tuesday about a new memorial in Montgomery in honor of victims of lynching.

The New York Times reports the memorial will be built downtown along with a museum tracing the country's racial history from slavery to the modern day.

The Equal Justice Initiative says there were more than 4,000 racial lynchings in the U.S. between 1877 and 1950.

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